Specimen Information

Nelumbo nucifera
Nelumbo nucifera
(sacred lotus)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1613770
GroupPlants
GenusNelumbo
Speciesnucifera
Common Namesacred lotus
StateNY
CountyRichmond
LocalityStaten Island
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSandy Hook-Staten Island
HUC8 Number02030104
Map
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Collection Year1876
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10520
Author:Fairbrothers, D.E.
Date:1958
Title:A Naturalized stand of Indian lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) in New Jersey.
Journal:Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club
Volume:85
Issue:1
Pages:70
CommentsIntroduced by Samuel Henshaw
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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