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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar, Central India.
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, numerous from the base of the scape.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves usually numerous at anthesis, scattered on the stolons, linear-oblanceolate to obovate-spathulate, 2–15 mm. long, 0.3–2 mm. wide, 1-nerved.
Morphology General Traps
Traps numerous, ovoid, stalked, 0.6–1.0 mm. long; mouth terminal; upper lip projecting ± twice as much as the lower, both provided with radiating rows of glandular hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, 2–16 cm. high; flowers 1–5(–8), distant; scape filiform, smooth above, usually papillose at the base; scales few, similar to the bracts; bracts basifixed, ovate-lanceolate, acute, ± 1 mm. long; bracteoles similar but narrower; pedicels 0.5–1 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes subequal, the upper slightly larger, broadly ovate, acute, lower ovate-oblong, rounded or truncate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white or lilac with a yellow spot on the palate, 3–7 mm. long; upper lip narrowly oblong, ±1.5 times as long as the upper calyx-lobe, apex rounded, truncate or emarginate; lower lip orbicular; palate raised, double-crested, the crests smooth or transversely tuberculate; spur conical-subulate, ± twice as long as the lower lip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments filiform; anther-thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary ovoid; style very short; stigma lower lip semi-orbicular, upper much smaller, deltoid.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, 1.5–2.5 mm. in diameter, dehiscing by longitudinal ab- and adaxial slits with thickened margins.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, ± 0.2 mm. long, truncate-conical, angular; testa smooth, cells indistinct, oblong.
Habitat
Boggy grassland, damp open sandy ground and rock pavements; sea-level to 2650 m.
Distribution
K3 K4 K5 K7 P T1 T2 T3 T6 T7 T8 U1 U3 U4 Senegal to Ethiopia and south to South West Africa and South Africa (Natal), Madagascar and India

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Terrestrial herb.
Morphology General Rhizoids and Stolons
Rhizoids and stolons capillary, numerous from the base of the peduncle.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves usually numerous at anthesis, scattered on the stolons, linear-oblanceolate to obovate-spathulate, 2–15 mm. long, 0.3–2 mm. wide, 1-nerved.
Morphology General Traps
Traps numerous, ovoid, stalked, 0.6–1.0 mm. long; mouth terminal provided with dorsal and ventral radiating rows of glandular hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, 2–16 cm. high; flowers 1–5(8), distant; scape filiform, smooth above, usually papillose at the base; scales few, similar to the bracts; bracts basifixed, ovate-lanceolate, acute, more or less 1 mm. long; bracteoles similar but narrower; pedicels 0.5–1 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes subequal, the upper slightly larger, broadly ovate, acute, lower ovate-oblong, rounded or truncate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white or lilac with a yellow spot on the palate, 3–7 mm. long; superior lip narrowly oblong, more or less 1.5 times as long as the upper calyx lobe, with apex rounded, truncate or emarginate; inferior lip circular; palate raised, double-crested, the crest smooth or transversely tuberculate; spur conical-subulate, more or less twice as long as the inferior lip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments filiform; anther-thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary ovoid; style very short; inferior lip of stigma semi-circular, the superior deltoid, much smaller.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, 1.5–2.5 mm. in diam., dehisceing by longitidinal dorsal and ventral slits with thickened margins.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, more or less 0.2 mm. long, truncate-conical, angular; testa smooth, cells indistinct, oblong.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect, delicate herb 2-6 ins. tall
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Bearing 2-4 white or mauve flowers
Morphology Leaves
Leaves oblanceolate-spathulate.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Caprivi Strip, Chad, Ethiopia, Free State, Gabon, Ghana, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Utricularia arenaria A.DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 30, 2016 Osborne, J. [JO 1020], Zambia 78407.000
Harding [Bally 5132], Kenya 1132.000
Norman, E.M. [R 17], Zimbabwe 1133.000
Wild, H. [3796], Zimbabwe 1134.000
Wild, H. [3755], Zimbabwe 1135.000
Hepper, F.N. [1001], Nigeria 1136.000
Hepper, F.N. [1000], Nigeria 1137.000
Richards, H.M. [10045], Zambia 1138.000
Tweedie, E.M. [578], Kenya 1139.000
Tanzania 1140.000
Faulkner, H. [3269], Tanzania 22946.000
Richards, H.M. [18011], Tanzania 23841.000
Gillett, J.B. [15393], Nigeria 23945.000
Richards, H.M. [18884], Zambia 27379.000
Faulkner, H. [3452], Tanzania 30548.000
Tweedie, E.M. [3083], Kenya 30611.000
Wild, H. [4805], Zimbabwe 3465.000
Polhill, R. [1899], Tanzania 3466.000
Richards, H.M. [8881], Zambia 3467.000
Faulkner, H. [269], Mozambique 3468.000
Richards, H.M. [9332], Zambia 3469.000
Thorold [2013], Nigeria 3470.000
Polhill, R. [902], Kenya 3519.000
Richards, H.M. [16474], Zambia 3520.000
Chandler, P. [1283A], Uganda 3521.000
Richards, H.M. [15132], Zambia 3522.000
Richards, H.M. [12661], Zambia 3523.000
Polhill, R. [997], Tanzania 3524.000
Tanzania 3525.000
Richards, H.M. [12456], Zambia 3526.000
Tanzania 3527.000
Richards, H.M. [9933c.], Zambia 3528.000
Wild, H. [2551], Zimbabwe 3529.000
Milne-Redhead, E. [5005], Nigeria 3530.000
Richards, H.M. [9536], Zambia 3531.000
Hepper, F.N. [1251], Cameroon 3532.000
Wild, H. [2506], Zimbabwe 3533.000
Sierra Leone 3534.000
Wild, H. [42962], Zimbabwe 3535.000
Zimbabwe 42604.000
Zimbabwe 42606.000
Zimbabwe 42684.000
Zimbabwe 42686.000
Tweedie, E.M. [868], Kenya 4796.000
Tanzania 4797.000
Bogdan, A. [4666], Kenya 4798.000
Tanzania 4799.000
Robson, N.K.B. [1733], Zambia 4800.000
Tweedie, E.M. [339], Kenya 4801.000
Faulkner, H. [K.444], Mozambique 4802.000
Eggeling, W.J. [3049], Uganda 4803.000
Faulkner, H. [2031], Tanzania 4804.000
Kirk, Tanzania K000430253
Hess-Wyss, H. [52/2066], Angola K001009308
Hess-Wyss, H. [52/2013], Angola K001009307
Welwitsch. [252-a-256], Angola K000430238
Bidgood, S. [5682], Tanzania K000468742
Hess-Wyss, H. [52/692], Angola K001009306
Schimper [1943], Ethiopia K000430258
Bidgood, S. [5627], Tanzania K000468797
Baum, H. [116], Angola K001009309

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 20 (1844)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • 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.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 8(3): 1-118. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Taylor, P. (1989). The Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph: 1-724. Her Majesty's stationery office, London.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in DC. Prod. 8: 20 (1844).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 8(3): 1-118. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Taylor, P. (1989). The Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph: 1-724. Her Majesty's stationery office, London.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. DC. in DC., Prodr. 8: 20 (1844).
  • P. Taylor in Fl. Afr. Centr., Lentib.: 22 (1972).
  • P. Taylor in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 378 (1963)
  • P. Taylor in Kew Bulletin 18: 107 (1964)

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