Utricularia mirabilis

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Utricularia mirabilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia
Section: Mirabiles
Species: U. mirabilis
Binomial name
Utricularia mirabilis
  • [U. heterochroma P.Taylor]

Utricularia mirabilis is a small, perennial, rheophytic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. mirabilis is endemic to Venezuela, where it is known from the type location near Campo Grande. It grows as a rheophyte in creek beds of shallow running water at altitudes around 1,500 m (4,921 ft). It has been collected in fruit and flower in December. It was originally described and published by Peter Taylor in 1986.[1]

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