Utricularia raynalii

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

Utricularia raynalii is a small, annual, suspended aquatic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. raynalii is endemic to tropical Africa and can be found in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Rwanda, Senegal, and Sudan. It was described by Peter Taylor in 1986 and was named in honor of Jean Raynal of the Paris Herbarium who had collected this species in Cameroon and Rwanda.[1]

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