|Etymology||Genus||Resembles Nymphaea (Water Lily)|
|Species||Of or from India|
|Synonyms||Menyanthes indica L.|
|Common Names||Water Snowflake, Banana Plant, Water Gentian|
An aquatic plant that resembles closely to water lilies from its leaves, Nymophoides indica have floating rounded leaves with cordate bases. The flowers are distinct, small with a yellow centre and white hairy petals.
Cultivated Water Snowflakes in a pond at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve (2020).