The appropriate cultivar name is uncertain and presented in many ways. This is probably Mariac's most famous cultivar-his 'Nymphaea Marliacea chromatella foliis herpatico-marmoratis', normally sold as 'Chromatella' or 'Golden Cup'; it has flowers soft canary yellow to 15 cm wide with broad incurved petals. Sepals pale yellow flushed pink. Stamens golden. Leaves splashed red-brown. Parentage n. alba and/or n. tuberosa × n. mexicana. Marliac, introduced 1887. 'Golden Cup', 'Marliac Yellow', 'Marliacea Chromatella'