Utricularia brachiata

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

Utricularia brachiata is a small perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. Its native distribution ranges from the Eastern Himalaya region to Yunnan. U. brachiata grows as a lithophyte among bryophytes on rocks at altitudes from 2,600 m (8,530 ft) to 4,200 m (13,780 ft). It was originally described by Daniel Oliver in 1859.[1]

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