Utricularia christopheri

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Utricularia christopheri
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia subg. Bivalvaria
Section: Utricularia sect. Phyllaria
Species: U. christopheri
Binomial name
Utricularia christopheri

Utricularia christopheri is a small perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to the Himalaya region and includes distributions in Sikkim, India and Nepal. U. christopheri grows as a lithophyte among bryophytes on rocks at altitudes from 3,600 m (11,811 ft) to 3,900 m (12,795 ft). It was originally described 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.