General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: In Water
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Water gardens
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Pygmy Water Lily
  • Pygmy Waterlily
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Nymphaea tetragona
  • Synonym: Nymphaea pygmaea

Photo Gallery
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Boyd House garden)
Date: May 23, 2022
Pygmy water lily #47 nn; LHB page 383. AG page 451, "Dedicated by

credit: EvaK
Location: Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome, Tokyo
Date: 2011-08-16
Photo courtesy of: t-mizo

Photo courtesy of: Fanghong

Date: 2014-11-09
Photo courtesy of: Fanghong

Date: 2014-11-09
Photo courtesy of: Fanghong

Photo courtesy of: Fanghong
Location: Shiga pref., Japan
Photo courtesy of: Alpsdake
Location: Botanical Gardens Faculty of Science Osaka City University,Osaka,Japan
Date: 2008-10-18
Photo courtesy of: KENPEI
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