Utricularia subulata

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Utricularia subulata
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A naturalized population of U. subulata in Mendocino County, California.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia subg. Utricularia
Section: Utricularia sect. Setiscapella
U. subulata
Binomial name
Utricularia subulata

Utricularia subulata, the zigzag bladderwort,[1] is a small annual, terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia (family Lentibulariaceae). It is the most widely distributed species in the genus, being almost pantropical.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Utricularia subulata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 2008-12-28.
  2. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.

External links[edit]

  • Utricularia subulata in Brunken, U., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Janssen, T., Thiombiano, A. & Zizka, G. 2008. West African plants - A Photo Guide. www.westafricanplants.senckenberg.de.