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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar, Tropical & Subtropical America.
Utricularia foliosa L.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Aquatic herb.
Vegetative Multiplication Stolons
Stolons robust, oblong or elliptic in cross-section, smooth and glabrous, 1.3 mm. wide and up to several metres long; internodes 2–15 cm.; rhizoids absent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves broadly ovate in outline, multiple pinnate, up to 15 cm. long, usually dimorphic, some with fewer segments and numerous traps, some with more numerous segments and few or no traps; ultimate segments capillary, minutely setulose.
Morphology General Traps
Traps lateral near the base of the penultimate leaf-segments, broadly ovoid, stalked, 1–2 mm. long; mouth lateral, naked or with 2 dorsal simple or sparsely branched hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, 7–40 cm. high; flowers 3–20, congested at initial anthesis, inflorescence-axis elongating as it matures; peduncle straight, relatively stout, up to 3 mm. thick, smooth and glabrous; scales absent or 1–2 just below the lowermost flower, similar to the bracts; bracts basifixed, broadly ovate or circular, 2–4 mm. long; bracteoles absent; pedicels at first erect, filiform, 4–10 mm. long, elongating and decurving in fruit.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes subequal, broadly ovate, 3–4 mm. long, connate at the base, scarcely accrescent; upper lobe with apex subacute, inferior 2–3-dentate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow, 8–15 mm. long; superior lip circular, about twice as long as the upper calyx lobe, with apex rounded; inferior lip larger, oblate to subreniform with apex entire or emarginate; palate much raised, gibbous; spur narrowly conical, straight, more or less two thirds to more or less as long as the inferior lip; inner abaxial surface with 2 elliptic patches of shortly stalked glands, one on either side of the central nerve.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments linear; anther-thecae confluent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary globose; style short but distinct; stigma inferior lip circular, often ciliate and hispid, superior much smaller, entire or bidentate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, up to 8 mm. in diam., sparsely and minutely glandular, indehiscent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 4–12, lenticular with a narrow regular wing, 2–2.5 mm. in total diam.; wing 0.2–0.4 mm. wide; testa-cells indistinct, more or less isodiametric.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 30 - 1000 m.; Amazonia, Llanura del Caribe, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, acuática
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Aquatic herb.
Vegetative Multiplication Stolons
Stolons robust, oblong or elliptic in cross-section, smooth and glabrous, 1–3 mm. wide and up to several metres long; internodes 2–15 cm.; rhizoids absent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves broadly ovate in outline, multiple pinnate, up to 15 cm. long, usually dimorphic, some with fewer segments and numerous traps, some with more numerous segments and few or no traps; ultimate segments capillary, minutely setulose.
Morphology General Traps
Traps lateral near the base of the penultimate leaf-segments, broadly ovoid, stalked, 1–2 mm. long; mouth lateral; upper lip naked or with 2 simple or sparsely branched hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, 7–40 cm. high; flowers 3–20, congested at initial anthesis, inflorescence-axis elongating as it matures; scape straight, relatively stout, up to 3 mm. thick, smooth and glabrous; scales absent or 1–2 just below the lowermost flower, similar to the bracts; bracts basifixed, broadly ovate or orbicular, 2–4 mm. long; bracteoles absent; pedicels at first erect, filiform, 4–10 mm. long, elongating and recurving in fruit.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes subequal, broadly ovate, 3–4 mm. long, connate at the base, scarcely accrescent; upper lobe apex subacute, lower 2–3-dentate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow, 8–15 mm. long; upper lip orbicular, about twice as long as the upper calyx-lobe, apex rounded; lower lip larger, oblate to subreniform, apex entire or emarginate; palate much raised, gibbous; spur narrowly conical, straight, ± two-thirds to ± as long as the lower lip; inner abaxial surface with 2 elliptic patches of shortly stalked glands, one on either side of the central nerve.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments linear; anther-thecae confluent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary globose; style short but distinct; stigma lower lip orbicular, often ciliate and hispid, upper much smaller, entire or bidentate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, up to 8 mm. in diameter, sparsely and minutely glandular, indehiscent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 4–12, lenticular with a narrow regular wing, 2–2.5 mm. in total diameter; wing 0.2–0.4 mm. wide; testa-cells indistinct, ± isodiametric.
Habitat
Still or slow flowing water in lakes, marshes and rivers; ± 1050–1200 m.
Distribution
throughout tropical and subtropical Africa, Madagascar and America from Florida to Argentina T4 U1 U4

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Submerged aquatic forming large masses in still or slowly flowing deep water
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Erect many-flowered scapes up to 1 ft, long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers yellow.

Native to:

Alabama, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, KwaZulu-Natal, Louisiana, Madagascar, Mali, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Tanzania, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Zambia, Zaïre

Utricularia foliosa L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1498], Mato Grosso K000447715
Jun 15, 2005 Taylor, P.G. [13093], USA 33449.000
Jun 15, 2005 Jeannoda, Y. [28], French Guiana 35958.000
Jun 15, 2005 Stearn, W.T., Jamaica 38129.000
Jan 1, 1942 Matuda, E. [3873], Mexico K001091486
Bullock, A.A. [2938], Zambia 1144.000
Botswana 1146.000
de Winter, B. [5028], Botswana 1147.000
de Winter, B. [4510], Namibia 1148.000
de Winter, B. [4892], Namibia 1149.000
Hunt, D.R. [7027A], Belize 22748.001
Harrison, J. [1705], Guyana 25793.000
Prance, G.T. [13397], Brazil 26332.040
Prance, G.T. [11588], Brazil 2700.065
29014.000
Hatschbach [15860], Brazil 31648.000
Hatschbach [13032], Brazil 31649.000
Philcox, D. [4328], Brazil 33364.000
Philcox, D. [4282], Brazil 33370.000
Philcox, D. [4327], Brazil 3360.010
Hepper, F.N. [3848], Niger 33813.000
Brazil 34274.000
Prance, G.T. [14748], Brazil 34502.000
Brazil 34535.000
Taylor, P.G. [13019], USA 34702.000
Taylor, P.G. [13032], USA 34706.000
Taylor, P.G. [13033], USA 34710.000
Lindeman, J.C. [4322], Suriname 35009.000
Jones [385], Sierra Leone 3539.000
Warrington, J. [61], Guyana 40287.000
Warrington, J. [64], Guyana 40289.000
Harley, R.M. [21433], Brazil 45257.000
Guyana 51149.000
Jones [387], Sierra Leone 6321.000
Orozco-Segovia, A.D.L. [50], Mexico K001091490
Menendez, F. [336], Mexico K001091487
Rovirosa, J.N. [619], Mexico K001091485
Wright, C. [2895], Cuba K000533832
Kasselmann, Christel [53], Mexico K001091489
Orozco-Segovia, A.D.L. [361], Mexico K001091488
Matuda, E. [3873], Mexico K001091484
[Saint-Hilaire, A.] [s.n.], São Paulo K000533918
Wright, C. [2895], Cuba K000533833

First published in Sp. Pl.: 18 (1753)

Accepted by

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  • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America Phytotaxa 101: 1-119.
  • 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.
  • Hernández Rendón, J. & Zamudio Ruiz, S. (2017). Flora de Guerrero 77: 1-48. Facultade de Ciencias, UNAM.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • 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.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Taylor, P. (1989). The Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph: 1-724. Her Majesty's stationery office, London.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
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Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 4, 2: 491
  • Pellegr. in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 61: 19.
  • Sp. Pl. 18 (1753)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America Phytotaxa 101: 1-119.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • 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.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Taylor, P. (1989). The Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph: 1-724. Her Majesty's stationery office, London.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Sp. Pl.: 18 (1753).
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  • P. Taylor in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 381 (1963)
  • P. Taylor in Kew Bulletin 18: 174 (1964), excl. syn. U. floridana,
  • Stapf in Flora of Tropical Africa 4 (2): 491 (1906).

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