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Australian aquatic fringe lily A native, aquatic, perennial plant that has been observed in all States of Australia. Grows in slow-flowing or still water, up to 1.5 m deep. It has also been found existing on drying mud patches.<br />
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These pretty yellow flowers are just 30 mm diameter. This is the variegated form, where leaves have a lovely marbling of green and purple.<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/124021/australian_aquatic_fringe_lily.html" title="Australian aquatic fringe lily"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3314/124021_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1672876810&Signature=gJXJYwVWMIcOFNkSHvGnigvPS1g%3D" width="200" height="194" alt="Australian aquatic fringe lily A native, aquatic, perennial plant that has been observed in all States of Australia. Grows in slow-flowing or still water, up to 1.5 m deep. It has also been found existing on drying mud patches. <br />
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These pretty yellow flowers are just 30 mm diameter. This is the variegated form, where leaves have a lovely marbling of green and purple. <br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/125720/australian_aquatic_fringe_lily.html Asterales,Australia,Flora,Geotagged,Menyanthaceae,Nymphoides crenata,Spring,botany,macro,new south wales,wavy marshwort,yellow flower" /></a></figure> Asterales,Australia,Flora,Geotagged,Menyanthaceae,Nymphoides crenata,Spring,botany,macro,new south wales,spring,wavy marshwort,yellow flower Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Australian aquatic fringe lily

A native, aquatic, perennial plant that has been observed in all States of Australia. Grows in slow-flowing or still water, up to 1.5 m deep. It has also been found existing on drying mud patches.

These pretty yellow flowers are just 30 mm diameter. This is the variegated form, where leaves have a lovely marbling of green and purple.

Australian aquatic fringe lily A native, aquatic, perennial plant that has been observed in all States of Australia. Grows in slow-flowing or still water, up to 1.5 m deep. It has also been found existing on drying mud patches. <br />
<br />
These pretty yellow flowers are just 30 mm diameter. This is the variegated form, where leaves have a lovely marbling of green and purple. <br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/125720/australian_aquatic_fringe_lily.html Asterales,Australia,Flora,Geotagged,Menyanthaceae,Nymphoides crenata,Spring,botany,macro,new south wales,wavy marshwort,yellow flower

    comments (12)

  1. SPECTACULAR! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Glorious little flowers, thank you Lisa. Posted 11 months ago
  2. Striking yellow! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Yes! They really pop with the dark water behind. Posted 11 months ago
  3. Very beautiful flower! Posted 11 months ago
    1. I agree. And very special being so small. Posted 11 months ago
  4. Beautifully executed shot! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Thank you Ferdy. Posted 11 months ago
  5. Fantastic shot Ruth Posted 11 months ago
    1. Thanks very much Niel, glad you enjoyed. Posted 11 months ago
  6. Wow, even the name is perfectly brilliant, Nymphoides crenata. Thanks for the lovely image Posted 11 months ago
  7. Stunning photo Ruth! Posted 11 months ago

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''Nymphoides crenata'', commonly known as wavy marshwort, is an aquatic perennial herb of the family Menyanthaceae endemic to Australia, found in all mainland states and the Northern Territory.

Similar species: Asterales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Dec 13, 2021. Captured Nov 10, 2021 11:23 in 59 Merewether St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/14.0
  • 10/2000s
  • ISO250
  • 105mm