A.St.-Hil. & Girard
Utricularia laxa is a small to medium-sized annual carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to South America and is found in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. U. laxa grows as a terrestrial plant in wet grasslands and at the margins of pools, usually at altitudes from near sea level to 1,100 m (3,609 ft). It was originally described and published by Augustin Saint-Hilaire and Frédéric de Girard in 1838.
- Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.
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