Utricularia stellaris

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Utricularia stellaris
Utricularia inflexa var stellaris MS 0987.jpg
Utricularia stellaris, around the leaves of Nymphaea lotus in Burkina Faso
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia subg. Utricularia
Section: Utricularia sect. Utricularia
U. stellaris
Binomial name
Utricularia stellaris
  • Hamulia flava Raf.
  • Lepiactis stellaris (L.f.) Raf.
  • U. flexuosa var. parviflora Kamiénski
  • [U. foliosa Kamiénski]
  • U. inflexa var. stellaris (L.f.) P.Taylor
  • U. macrocarpa Wall.
  • [U. muelleri Kamiénski 1902]
  • U. stellaris var. breviscapa Kamiénski
  • U. stellaris var. coromandeliana A.DC.
  • U. stellaris var. dilatata Kamiénski
  • U. stellaris var. filiformis Kamiénski
  • U. trichoschiza Stapf

Utricularia stellaris is a medium to large sized suspended aquatic carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. stellaris is native to Africa, tropical Asia, and northern Australia.[1]

See also[edit]


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

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