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Utricularia laciniata

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Utricularia laciniata

Utricularia laciniata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Bivalvaria
Section: Aranella
Species: U. laciniata
Binomial name
Utricularia laciniata
A.St.-Hil. & Girard

Utricularia laciniata is a small, probably annual, carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. laciniata is endemic to Brazil, where it is only known from Goiás and Minas Gerais. It grows as a terrestrial plant in damp, sandy or gravelly soils at altitudes from 1,000 m (3,281 ft) to 1,300 m (4,265 ft). It flowers between January and May in its native range. U. laciniata was originally described and published by Augustin Saint-Hilaire and Frédéric de Girard in 1838.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.

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