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Lentibulariaceae

Utricularia L.

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  1. Utricularia aurea Lour., Fl. Cochinch. (1790) 26; --Taylor, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 296; --Li in Huang, Fl. Taiwan ed. 2 (1998) 719. --Utricularia flexuosa Vahl, Enum. 1 (1804) 198; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 432; EPFP 3 (1923) 466. India to China, Taiwan, and Japan, through Malesia to tropical Australia. N LUZON (Cagayan) to PALAWAN and MINDANAO. Along shallow lake margins, sluggish streams, swamps, inundated rice paddies at low and medium elevation. Fl. Jan-Dec. Photos
  2. Utricularia australis R.Br., Prodr. Nov. Holl. (1810) 430; --Taylor, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 299. W Europe to China and Japan, tropical and S Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Java, Philippines, New Guinea, Australia. High elevation pools, 1300-2500m, often not flowering.
  3. Utricularia baouleensis A.Chev., Bull. Soc. Bot. France; Mem. 8 (1912); --Taylor, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 284. --Utricularia tenerrima Merr., PJS 7 c (1912) Bot. 247; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 433; EPFP 3 (1923) 467. Tropical Africa from Mali to Mozambique, Madagascar, India, Hainan, Thailand, E Java, Philippines. LUZON.
  4. Utricularia bifida L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 18; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 433; EPFP 3 (1923) 466; --Li in Huang, Fl. Taiwan ed. 2 (1998) 721; --Taylor, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 281. India to China and Japan, Indochina, Malesia to N Australia. In Malesia not recorded from Lesser Sunda Isls (but present in Kangean Isls) or Moluccas, but common elsewhere. Swamps or marshes, sometimes in ricefields. Photos
  5. Utricularia caerulea L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 18; --Taylor, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 287. --Utricularia nivea Vahl, Enum. 1 (1804) 203; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 433; EPFP 3 (1923) 466; --Backer & Bakh.f., Fl. Java 2 (1965) 518. India to China and Japan, across Malesia (not recorded in Lesser Sunda Isls and Sulawesi) to Australia. Damp or wet open sites.
  6. Utricularia exoleta R.Br., Prodr. (1810) 430; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 466; --Backer & Bakh.f., Fl. Java 2 (1965) 51x; --Taylor, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 294. Tropical Africa, Portugal, India to China and Japan, across Malesia (but unrecorded from the Lesser Sunda Isls). Shallow still water in lakes, swamps and marshes, usually at low elevation, Fl. Feb-Mar, Jul-Dec.
  7. Utricularia heterosepala Benj., Linnaea 20 (1847) 310; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 466; --Taylor, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 283. LUZON, PALAWAN, SIBUYAN. Lowlands to medium elevation, lithophytic in damp forests and along streams and creeks. Fl. Feb-May. Photos
  8. Utricularia minutissima Vahl, Enum. 1 (1804) 204; --Taylor, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 286. India to China and Japan, Indochina, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, New Guinea.
  9. Utricularia striatula Sm. in Rees, Cyclop. 37 (1819) no. 17; --Backer & Bakh.f., Fl. Java 2 (1965) 517; --Taylor, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 289. --Utricularia orbiculata Wall. ex A.DC, Prodr. 8 (1844) 334; --Wall., Cat. (1829) No. 1500, nom. nud.; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 467. --Utricularia rosulata Benj., Linnaea 20 (1847) 310; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 467. Tropical Africa (but apparently absent from Madagascar), India to China, Indochina and throughout Malesia. Photos

Literature

Taylor, P. 1977. Lentibulariaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 8: 275-300

Taylor, P. 1989. The genus Utricularia. Kew Bulletin Additional Series 14: 1-724.

Acknowledgements

Jonah van Beijnen and Ernest Kurt Tan kindly provided a photograph for this webpage.

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines. www.philippineplants.org

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Last updated 5 November 2017