Utricularia tricolor

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Utricularia tricolor
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia
Section: Foliosa
Species: U. tricolor
Binomial name
Utricularia tricolor
  • U. chamissonis Weber ex Benj.
  • U. fontana A.St.-Hil. & Girard
  • U. fusiformis Warm.
  • U. globulariifolia Mart. ex Benj.
  • U. globulariifolia var. caudata Sylvén
  • U. globulariifolia var. minor
    Merl ex Luetzelb.
  • U. gomezii A.DC.
  • [U. lundii Glaz.]
  • U. monantha Benj.
  • U. rotundifolia Merl ex Luetzelb.

Utricularia tricolor is a medium to large sized perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. U. tricolor, a terrestrial species, is endemic to South America, where it is found in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela. It has a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 28.[1]

See also[edit]


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