Utricularia parthenopipes

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

Utricularia parthenopipes is a small annual carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. parthenopipes is endemic to the Brazilian state of Bahia. It grows as a terrestrial plant in damp, sandy soils over sandstone rocks at altitudes from 500 m (1,640 ft) to 1,500 m (4,921 ft). It flowers between January and June in its native range. U. parthenopipes 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.