Utricularia amethystina

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Utricularia amethystina
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia
Section: Foliosa
Species: U. amethystina
Binomial name
Utricularia amethystina
Salzm. ex St.Hil. & Gir., 1838

Utricularia amethystina, the Florida purple bladderwort,[1] is a variable species of terrestrial bladderwort native to Bolivia, Brazil, Guyana, Peru, and south-east Florida. The small flowers can be purple, lilac, white, bluish, cream, or bright yellow, and are also highly variable in size and shape.[2]

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  1. ^ "Utricularia amethystina". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  2. ^ Taylor, P. (1989). The genus Utricularia – a taxonomic monograph. – Kew Bulletin additional series XIV, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London.

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