Utricularia choristotheca

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

Utricularia choristotheca is a very small, probably perennial, rheophytic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. choristotheca is endemic to Suriname, where it is only known from the type location, and French Guiana, where it is found on Montagne des Nouragues. It grows as a rheophyte on bare granite rocks in dripping water at altitudes up to 900 m (2,953 ft). It has been collected in flower or fruit in July. It was originally described and published by Peter Taylor in 1986.[1]

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