Utricularia erectiflora

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Utricularia erectiflora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Bivalvaria
Section: Oligocista
Species: U. erectiflora
Binomial name
Utricularia erectiflora
A.St.-Hil. & Girard

Utricularia erectiflora is a small, probably perennial, carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is native to Central and South America and can be found in Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Nicaragua, Suriname, and Venezuela. U. erectiflora grows as a terrestrial plant in wet, sandy savannas, wet grasslands, or marshes. It was originally described and published by Augustin Saint-Hilaire and Frédéric de Girard in 1838.[1]

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