Nymphaea pubescens

species of plant

The hairy water lily or pink water-lily (Nymphaea pubescens) is a species of water lily. It is the Official National flower of Bangladesh respectively.[1]

Nymphaea pubescens
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Hairy water lily (Nymphaea pubescens)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Order: Nymphaeales
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Genus: Nymphaea
N. pubescens
Binomial name
Nymphaea pubescens

Nymphaea rubra Roxb. ex Andrews
Nymphaea edulis (Salisb.) DC.
Nymphaea esculenta Roxb.
Nymphaea lotus L. var. pubescens (Willd.) Hook. f. & Thomson
Nymphaea magnifica (Salisb.) Conard
Nymphaea purpurea Rehnelt & F. Henkel
Nymphaea rosea (Sims) Sweet


  1. "Flora of Bangladesh, national flower". 2017-09-20. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  2. Constitution Of The People's Republic Of Bangladesh Archived 2013-09-22 at the Wayback Machine