What is another word for nuphar?

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[ nˈʌfɑː], [ nˈʌfɑː], [ n_ˈʌ_f_ɑː]

Nuphar is a genus of aquatic plants comprising six species. These plants are also commonly known as water lilies or spatterdocks. The word nuphar is derived from the Greek word "nufar", meaning "marine". Other synonyms for nuphar include yellow pond lily, cow lily, and brandy bottle. Yellow pond lily refers to the yellow flower of nuphar that blooms on the surface of stagnant water. Cow lily is another common name for the plant, referring to its large size and tendency to grow in animal watering holes. Finally, brandy bottle is a nickname for nuphar fruits that resemble miniature bottles of brandy.

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Nuphar, an aquatic plant belonging to the family Ranunculaceae, grows naturally in freshwater lakes and streams. The name "nuphar" comes from the Latin word "nux," meaning "nut," and "far," meaning "fertile."Nuphars are cylindrical, with long, trailing aquatic plants. They are 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 cm) long and have dark green leaves that are NETWORKED. The flowers of a nuphar are small, cream-colored, and bell-shaped.

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