Utricularia bracteata R.D.Good
  • J. Bot.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Utricularia bracteata R.D.Good. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000415708. Accessed on: 05 Aug 2020'

Morphology

Terrestrial herb.

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    Seeds numerous, ovoid, c. 0.35 mm. long, verrucose; testa cells distinct, elongate with sinuate margins.

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    Rhizoids and stolons numerous from the base of the peduncle.

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    Leaves numerous, scattered on the stolons, linear-spathulate, up to 20 × 1 mm., 1-nerved.

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    Traps dimorphic, shortly stalked, ovoid, those on the stolons c. 1.5 mm. long, those on the stolon branches c. 0.5 mm. long; mouth terminal, fringed with radiating rows of glandular hairs, the larger traps with a long carinate dorsal beak which is reduced, in the smaller traps, to a short deltoid tooth.

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    Inflorescence erect, up to 30 cm. high; peduncle filiform, glabrous; flowers 2–5, congested; scales few, similar to the bracts; bracts medifixed, lanceolate, up to 6 mm. long; bracteoles basifixed, oblong, 2–3 mm. long; pedicels filiform, erect, 1–3 mm. long.

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    Calyx lobes subequal c. 5 mm. long; superior lobe circular with apex rounded; inferior lobe broadly obovate with apex emarginate.

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    Corolla yellow, 10–13 mm. long; superior lip oblong with apex truncate or emarginate, about twice as long as the superior calyx lobe; inferior lip circular; palate slightly raised; spur conical, slightly longer than the inferior lip.

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    Filaments linear; anther thecae subdistinct.

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    Ovary ovoid, style indistinct, inferior lip of stigma circular, the superior much smaller, deltoid.

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    Capsule globose, c. 3 mm. long, dehiscing by a single longitudinal ventral slit.

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    Lentibulariaceae
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    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
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    International Union for Conservation of Nature
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    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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