Utricularia praeterita

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

Utricularia praeterita is a small annual carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to India. U. praeterita grows as a terrestrial plant in wet soils over laterite and by stream banks. It was originally described by Peter Taylor in 1983.[1]

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