Utricularia striatula

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Utricularia striatula
Utricularia striatula leaves.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia subg. Bivalvaria
Section: Utricularia sect. Phyllaria
U. striatula
Binomial name
Utricularia striatula

Utricularia striatula is a small carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is widespread from tropical Africa to New Guinea.[1] U. striatula grows as a lithophyte or epiphyte on wet rocks or tree trunks at altitudes from near sea level to 3,300 m (10,827 ft). It was originally described by James Edward Smith in 1819.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Utricularia_striatula". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 2018-01-09.
  2. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.