Utricularia blanchetii

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Utricularia blanchetii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Bivalvaria
Section: Aranella
Species: U. blanchetii
Binomial name
Utricularia blanchetii

Utricularia blanchetii is a small, probably annual carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. blanchetii is endemic to Brazil and is only known from central Bahia state. It grows as a terrestrial or lithophytic plant in damp, sandy soils among rocks or by streams at altitudes from 850 m (2,789 ft) to 1,750 m (5,741 ft). It was originally described and published by Alphonse Pyrame de Candolle in 1844.[1]

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  1. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.