Utricularia heterochroma is a very small, possibly perennial, rheophytic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. heterochroma is endemic to Venezuela, where it is known from the type location at Ptari-tepui, two collections from Toronó-tepui, one collection from Apacará-tepui, one collection from Serrania Guanay, and several collections from the Chimantá Massif. It grows as a rheophyte on wet sandstone cliffs near waterfalls among mosses at altitudes from 1,760 m (5,774 ft) to 2,450 m (8,038 ft). It was originally described and published by Julian Alfred Steyermark in 1953.
- Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.
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