Utricularia geminiloba

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

Utricularia geminiloba is a medium-sized perennial lithophyte or terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. geminiloba is endemic to Brazil. It was originally published and described by Ludwig Benjamin in 1847. The species epithet refers to the two pronounced anterior corolla lobes ("Gemini lobes").[1]

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