Utricularia cornuta

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Utricularia cornuta
Utricularia cornuta Orchi 11.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Bivalvaria
Section: Stomoisia
Species: U. cornuta
Binomial name
Utricularia cornuta
Michx.
Synonyms
  • Stomoisia cornuta (Michx.) Raf.

Utricularia cornuta, the horned bladderwort,[1] is a small to medium-sized, probably perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. cornuta is endemic to North America and can be found in the Bahamas, Cuba, Canada, and the United States. It grows as a terrestrial or subaquatic plant in marshes, swamps, and pools in shallow waters, mostly at lower altitudes. It was originally described and published by André Michaux in 1803.[2]

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  1. ^ "Utricularia cornuta". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  2. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.