Definition of Nymphaea odorata
1. Noun. A water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the water; of temperate and tropical regions.
Generic synonyms: Water Lily
Group relationships: Genus Nymphaea, Nymphaea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nymphaea Odorata
Literary usage of Nymphaea odorata
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1. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"One of these was Nymphaea odorata which was an especially favorable object. ... The volume of air thus passed through the leaf of Nymphaea odorata was 10 ..."
2. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1898)
"Nymphaea odorata : Oar native white water lily, well known for its beauty and f ... Nymphaea odorata exquisita : Another grand variety of the Odorata type, ..."
3. Cancer: Its Causes, Symptoms & Treatment, Giving the Results of Over Forty by Eli G Jones (1911)
"Nymphaea odorata. This remedy has cured some cases of cancer of the uterus. A very fine formula for its use in this disease is the following: T$ Phytolacca ..."