Utricularia lloydii

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Utricularia lloydii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Bivalvaria
Section: Oligocista
Species: U. lloydii
Binomial name
Utricularia lloydii
Merl ex F.E.Lloyd

Utricularia lloydii is a small or very small annual carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to Central and South America and is widespread but known from few collections in Bolivia, Brazil, Panama, Suriname, Venezuela. U. lloydii grows as a terrestrial plant in wet sandy soils in savannas at altitudes from sea level to around 600 m (1,969 ft). It was originally named by E. M. Merl and formally described and published by Francis Ernest Lloyd in 1932. Merl named it in honor of Lloyd.[1]

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