Utricularia hintonii

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

Utricularia hintonii is a small terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. hintonii is an annual lithophyte that is endemic to Mexico and is only known from the type location about 160 kilometres (160,000.0 m) west-southwest of Mexico City. It was originally collected by G. B. Hinton on June 10, 1933 and described as a new species by Peter Taylor in 1986, who named it in honor of Hinton.[1]

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