Utricularia longeciliata

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

Utricularia longeciliata is a small to medium-sized perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. longeciliata is endemic to South America, where it can be found in Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela. It grows as a terrestrial plant in damp, sandy soils at altitudes from near sea level to 1,400 m (4,593 ft). It flowers throughout the year in its native range. U. longeciliata was originally described and published by Alphonse Pyrame de Candolle in 1844.[1]

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