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Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars


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1) Cultivar Name:

NymphaeaManee Siam’


2) Hardy or tropical:   Hardy                           3)  Day or night bloomer:  Day bloomer

4) Originator:    Mr. Pairat  Songpanich                      5)  Year of origin:  2007

        6) Address:   Removed to protect privacy

Nontaburi Province, THAILAND


7) Nominant (Named by):  Mr. Pairat  Songpanich

        8) Address (if different from above):


9) Introducer:      Mr. Pairat  Songpanich

10) Address (if different from above):


11) Applicant:     Mr. Pairat  Songpanich

12) Address (if different from above):


13) Phone:   14) Fax:   15) Email:  Removed to protect privacy


16) As far as you know, has this name been published in a dated publication together with a description?



17) If yes to 16, give details of the earliest publication (title, date, publisher, etc.):


18) Has this cultivar been granted Patent or Plant Breeders' Rights, or is it being sold under a trade designation other than the name used here? No


19) If yes to any of the above, please give details: 


20) Has a Standard been deposited in a recognized herbarium?   No


21) If yes, please give details (where, when deposited, etc.):





Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent        Nymphaea ‘Madame Wilfron Gonnère


Pollen (paternal) parent       Nymphaea ‘Perry’s Pink’


Please give following dimensions in centimeters


Description ‑ Flower: Shape:   Cup shape

Diameter:        9.5 – 11.5  cm.

            Sepal color, exterior:  Green with brown

            Sepal color, interior:   White

            Sepal number:  4

        Petal color:   White with green

Petal number:   44 – 51

            Stamen: Filament color: Yellow                     

              Anther color:    Yellow

                          Tip color:          Yellow

            Pedicel (flower stalk) color:  Green

Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)?   No

Fragrant?     Yes

Height above water     0    cm.


Leaves: Shape:     Ovate

            Margin:     Entire

            Length x width:    13.5   x   12    cm.

            Sinus:        Open

            Lobes:                   Open

            Color, top:  Green

            Color, underside:  Brownish purple

            Petiole (leaf stem) color:  Green

            Petiole pubescent?   No

            Viviparous?    No

            Spread of plant (diameter):    100 – 120    cm.


What cultivar does this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ?

Similar to N. 'Gonnère' but it differs in petal number.


Unusual characteristics or comments:

Free flowering



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