Utricularia circumvoluta

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Utricularia circumvoluta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Bivalvaria
Section: Oligocista
Species: U. circumvoluta
Binomial name
Utricularia circumvoluta
  • [U. bifida P.Taylor]
  • [U. scandens P.Taylor]

Utricularia circumvoluta is a medium-sized, probably annual, carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to the Northern Territory and Queensland, Australia. U. circumvoluta grows as a terrestrial plant in swamps and near streams or lagoons, usually in shallow water in the company of tall grasses and sedges, which its inflorescence twines up. It was originally described and published by Peter Taylor in 1986. It somewhat resembles U. scandens, which it had been confused for in the past.[1]

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