Utricularia multifida

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Utricularia multifida
Utricularia multifida in Alison Baird Reserve.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Polypompholyx
Section: Polypompholyx
Species: U. multifida
Binomial name
Utricularia multifida
  • Polypompholyx multifida (R.Br.) F.Muell.

Utricularia multifida, commonly called pink petticoat or fairy aprons, is a terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the bladderwort genus, Utricularia, of family Lentibulariaceae.[1] It is endemic to the south west corner of Western Australia.[2] It was once placed in a separate genus as Polypompholyx multifida.

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  1. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.
  2. ^ "Utricularia multifida distribution". Florabase: The Western Australia Flora. Retrieved 8 January 2015.