Utricularia polygaloides

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Utricularia polygaloides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Bivalvaria
Section: Oligocista
Species: U. polygaloides
Binomial name
Utricularia polygaloides
  • U. caerulea var. stricticaulis Koenig
  • [U. humilis Herb.]
  • U. reticulata var. stricticaulis Koenig ex Oliv.
  • [U. reticulata var. uliginosa C.B.Clarke]
  • U. stricticaulis (Koenig ex Oliv.) Stapf ex Gamble

Utricularia polygaloides is a small, probably annual carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is native to India and Sri Lanka. U. polygaloides grows as a terrestrial plant in wet soils and in cultivated fields at altitudes from around sea level to 1,000 m (3,281 ft). It was originally described by Michael Pakenham Edgeworth in 1847.[1]

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