Utricularia graminifolia Vahl

  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Lentibulariaceae
  • Species : Utricularia graminifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Utricularia graminifolia Vahl
  • Common name : Grass Leaved Bladderwort
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2496, CJS 15681, KFP 9565
  • Key identification features : A slender terrestrial herb. Leaves are linear, 3-nerved. Traps are wiith basal mouth. Upper lip with simple-appendages. Scapes are erect upon twining. Scales, bracts and bracteoles are basifixed. Calyx lobes are subequal, longer than wide. Corolla is purple or bluish, upper lip obovate lager than the upper calyx-lobe. Lower lip is ovate-orbicular, truncate, palate and slightly raised. Spur is narrowly conic and curved. Capsule is depressed globose.
  • Habit : Insectivores Herb
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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