Pinguicula grandiflora

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Pinguicula grandiflora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Pinguicula
Species: P. grandiflora
Binomial name
Pinguicula grandiflora

Pinguicula grandiflora, commonly known as the large-flowered butterwort,[1] is a temperate insectivorous plant in the Lentibulariaceae family.[2] One distinguishing feature of the species is its flower, which is much larger than the average for the genus.

The plant is native to Europe, including Ireland. It is not native to Great Britain, but has been introduced in a few places in England and Wales.[3]


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ Pink, A. (2004). Gardening for the Million. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation. 
  3. ^ Stace, Clive (2010). "Pinguicula grandiflora". New Flora of the British Isles (3rd ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. p. 664. ISBN 978-0-521-70772-5.