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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Lentibulariaceae, P. Taylor. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1973

Morphology General Habit
Terrestrial herb.
Morphology General Rhizoids
Rhizoids and stolons capillary, few from the base of the scape.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 3–6, rosulate at the base of the scape and usually present at anthesis, linear, 3-nerved, up to 6 cm. long, 1.5–5 mm. wide.
Morphology General Traps
Traps few, globose, shortly stalked, glandular, 0.8–1.1 mm. long; mouth basal; upper lip with 2 subulate appendages.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect or rarely twining, 2–15(–20) cm. high; scape filiform, glabrous; flowers 1–8; scales few, similar to the bracts; bracts basifixed, ovate, acuminate, 1.5–2 mm. long, 1–3-nerved; bracteoles linear-subulate, shorter than the bracts; pedicels erect or ascending, (1–)1.5–3 times as long as the calyx, narrowly winged.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes broadly ovate, 1.5–2.5 mm. long at anthesis, becoming longer and relatively broader in fruit, slightly unequal; upper acute; lower shorter, apex bidentate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow, 4–10 mm. long; upper lip ± as long as the upper calyx-lobe, narrowly oblong, apex rounded, truncate or emarginate; lower lip orbicular, apex entire, emarginate or obscurely 3-crenate; palate scarcely raised, obscurely 2-gibbous; spur conical-subulate, acute, curved.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments linear, slightly curved; anther-thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary narrowly ovoid; stigma subsessile, lower lip truncate or rounded, upper lip smaller, truncate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule broadly oblong, dorsiventrally compressed, smaller than the calyx, dehiscing by a longitudinal abaxial slit with thickened margins in the upper half.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds few, ovoid, verrucose, 0.4–0.6 mm. long; testa rather loose and corky, cells irregular, much longer than broad.
Habitat
Swamp, Sphagnum bogs and wet rocks; 1100–1800 m.
Distribution
T1 U3 U4 from Guinée to Zambia and Angola

[FZ]

Lentibulariaceae, P. Taylor. Flora Zambesiaca 8:3. 1988

Morphology General Habit
Terrestrial herb.
Morphology General Rhizoids and Stolons
Rhizoids and stolons capillary, few from the base of the peduncle.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 3–6, rosulate at the base of the peduncle and usually present at anthesis, linear, 3-nerved, up to 6 cm. long, 1.5–5 mm. wide.
Morphology General Traps
Traps few, globose, shortly stalked, glandular, 0.8–1.1 mm. long; mouth basal, with 2 dorsal subulate appendages.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect or rarely twining, 2–15(20) cm. high; filiform, glabrous; flowers 1–8; scales few, similar to the bracts; bracts basifixed, ovate, acuminate, 1.5–2 mm. long 1–3-nerved; bracteoles linear-subulate, shorter than the bracts; pedicels erect or ascending, (1)1.5–13 times as long as the calyx, narrowly winged.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes broadly ovate, 1.5–2.5 mm. long at anthesis, becoming longer and relatively broader in friut, slightly unequal; upper acute; lower shorter, with apex bidentate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow, 4–10 mm. long; superior lip more or less as long as the upper calyx-lobe, narrowly oblong with apex rounded, truncate or emarginate; inferior lip circular, with apex entire, emarginate or obscurely 3-crenate; palate scarcely raised, obscurely 2-gibbous; spur conical-subulate, acute, curved.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments linear, slightly curved; anther thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary narrowly ovoid; stigma subsessile, inferior lip truncate or rounded, superior lip smaller, truncate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule broadly oblong, dorsiventrally compressed, smaller than the calyx, dehiscing by a longitudinal ventral slit with thickened margins in the upper half.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds few, ovoid, verrucose, 0.4–0.6 mm. long; testa rather loose and corky, cells irregular, much longer than broad.

[FWTA]

Lentibulariaceae, P. Taylor. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Terrestrial herb
Ecology
Of wet rocks
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Erect or twining scape arising from a rosette of thalloid linear leaves and bearing a few small yellow flowers.

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

Utricularia andongensis Welw. ex Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13554], Cameroon K000580333
Dec 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [9666], Cameroon K000198335
Jan 1, 1961 Mann, G. [1684], Gabon K000430201 Unknown type material
Onochie [34870], Cameroon 1128.000
Gregory, H. [123A], Cameroon 1129.000
Hepper, F.N. [1920], Cameroon 1130.000
Milne-Redhead, E. [4555], Zambia 1131.000
Hepper, F.N. [1793], Nigeria 3463.000
Hepper, F.N. [1770], Nigeria 3464.000
Sturdy, R.G. [6], Uganda 3812.000
Drummond, R.B. [4638], Uganda 4806.000
Thomas, A.S. [1901], Uganda 4807.000
Bauer [48], Cameroon 6049.203
Baldwin, J.T. [13296], Guinea 6308.000
Bidgood, S. [5560], Tanzania K000468864
Hepper, F.N. [1920], Cameroon K000028912
Gregory, H. [321 a], Cameroon K000028914
Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 34870], Cameroon K000028915
Gossweiler, J. [1143], Angola K001009284
Bauer, P.J. [48], Cameroon K000028910
Welwitsch. [264], Angola K000430228 Unknown type material

First published in Cat. Afr. Pl. 1: 787 (1900)

Accepted by

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 8(3): 1-118. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Taylor, P. (1989). The Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph: 1-724. Her Majesty's stationery office, London.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Cat. Welw. 787 (1900)
  • F.T.A. 4, 2: 481.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Taylor, P. (1989). The Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph: 1-724. Her Majesty's stationery office, London.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 1: 787 (1900).
  • P. Taylor in Fl. Afr. Centr., Lentib.: 8 (1972).
  • P. Taylor in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 377 (1963)
  • P. Taylor in Kew Bulletin 18: 38 (1964)
  • Stapf in Flora of Tropical Africa 4 (2): 481 (1906).

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