Utricularia minor

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Utricularia minor
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia
Section: Utricularia
Species: U. minor
Binomial name
Utricularia minor
  • Lentibularia minor (L.) Raf.
  • [U. ? exoleta Hand.-Mazz.]
  • U. minor var. multispinosa Miki
  • U. multispinosa (Miki) Miki
  • U. nepalensis Kitamura
  • [U. punctata P.Taylor]
  • U. rogersiana Lace
  • Xananthes minor (L.) Raf.

Utricularia minor, the lesser bladderwort,[1] is a small, perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is usually found affixed to the substrate but it can also survive suspended in a body of water. U. minor is a circumboreal species and is found in North America, Asia, and Europe.[2]

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  1. ^ "Utricularia minor". 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.

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