Utricularia chiribiquitensis

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Utricularia chiribiquitensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Bivalvaria
Section: Oligocista
Species: U. chiribiquitensis
Binomial name
Utricularia chiribiquitensis
  • [U. adpressa A.Fernández]
  • [U. laxa Steyerm.]

Utricularia chiribiquitensis is a small, probably annual, carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to Colombia and Venezuela. U. chiribiquitensis grows as a terrestrial plant in wet, sandy savannas or marshes at altitudes from 80 m (262 ft) to 1,800 m (5,906 ft). It was originally described and published by Alvaro Fernández-Pérez in 1964. The species epithet, chiribiquitensis, refers to the mountain range in Colombia where this species is found.[1]

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