Utricularia lasiocaulis

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Utricularia lasiocaulis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Polypompholyx
Section: Pleiochasia
Species: U. lasiocaulis
Binomial name
Utricularia lasiocaulis
F.Muell. 1885

Utricularia lasiocaulis is an annual terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia (family Lentibulariaceae). Its distribution ranges from Western Australia through the Northern Territory and into Queensland, Australia.[1]

The species was named by Victorian Government botanist Ferdinand von Mueller in 1885 and is characterised by large fanlike flowers in violet and yellow.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.
  2. ^ D'Amato, Peter (1998). The Savage Garden: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants. Ten Speed Press. p. 228. ISBN 0-89815-915-6.