Utricularia aurea

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Utricularia aurea
Utricularia aurea Flora.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia
Section: Utricularia
Species: U. aurea
Binomial name
Utricularia aurea
Lour. 1790

U. flexuosa Vahl 1804

Utricularia aurea, the golden bladderwort,[1] is a medium- to large-sized suspended aquatic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia (family Lentibulariaceae). It is the most common and widespread suspended aquatic species in Asia. Its native distribution ranges from India to Japan and Australia.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Utricularia aurea". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife. 
  2. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.