Utricularia costata

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

Utricularia costata is a small, probably annual carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. costata is endemic to Brazil and Venezuela. It grows as a terrestrial or lithophytic plant in damp soils among rocks in savannas. 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.