Utricularia bracteata

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

Utricularia bracteata is a medium-sized, probably perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. bracteata is endemic to southern tropical Africa, where it has only been found at the type location in Angola, two other collections also in Angola, a collection in northern Zambia, and another from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It grows as a terrestrial plant in peaty grasslands at altitudes from 1,000 m (3,281 ft) to 1,500 m (4,921 ft). It was originally described and published by Ronald D'Oyley Good in 1924.[1]

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