Utricularia simplex

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Utricularia simplex
Utricularia simplex 3.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Bivalvaria
Section: Australes
Species: U. simplex
Binomial name
Utricularia simplex

Utricularia simplex, commonly known as bluecoats,[1] is a very small perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. simplex is endemic to Western Australia. It grows as a terrestrial plant in peaty soils in heathland or swamps at altitudes near sea level. It was originally described and published by Robert Brown in 1810.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Utricularia simplex". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife. 
  2. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.

External links[edit]

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