Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford, England
Unknown Artist (Company School)
Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX660.
In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh reports that this species grows in sweet, standing waters and flowers during the wet and cold season. He also notes that it is smaller then 'Nymphaea cyanea' and that the natives eat the tuberous roots.
Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.2, p.578.
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