Utricularia westonii

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Utricularia westonii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Polypompholyx
Section: Tridentaria
Species: U. westonii
Binomial name
Utricularia westonii
P.Taylor 1986

Utricularia westonii is a terrestrial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia (family Lentibulariaceae). It is named for Dr. A. Weston who first discovered this species in 1971. It is endemic to Cape Le Grand National Park in Western Australia.[1] It is the only member of section Tridentaria.

See also[edit]


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