Taxon profile


Garden Puff
Neptunia oleracea Lour.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fabales »  family Fabaceae - Legumes »  genus Neptunia - puff

Scientific synonyms

Mimosa aquatica Pers.
Desmanthus lacustris Willd.
Acacia lacustris (Willd.) Desf.
Mimosa natans L.f.
Desmanthus natans Willd.
Neptunia natans (L.f.) Druce
Mimosa prostrata Lam.
Neptunia prostrata (Lam.) Baill.
Neptunia stolonifera Guill. & Perr.
Desmanthus stolonifer DC.

Least Concern LC


Neptunia oleracea - Garden Puff

Author: Petr Kocna

Neptunia oleracea - Garden Puff

Author: Petr Kocna

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Neptunia natans (L. f.) Druce]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020

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