1. Family: Lentibulariaceae Rich.
    1. Genus: Utricularia L.
      1. Utricularia pubescens Sm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, Indian Subcontinent, Panama to Brazil.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Erect terrestrial herb
    Leaves
    Small peltate leaves
    Scape
    Slender, few-flowered scape
    Flowers
    Flowers white or mauve, very variable in size, calyx and scape often pubescent.
    [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. 280 - 1250 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Terrestrial herb.
    Rhizoids
    Rhizoids and stolons capillary, numerous from the base of the scape.
    Leaves
    Leaves usually present at anthesis, scattered on the stolons, orbicular, peltate, long-petiolate; lamina fleshy, mucilaginous, 1–5 mm. in diameter; petiole 2–10 mm. long.
    Traps
    Traps numerous, globose, stalked, 0.5–0.8 mm. long; mouth terminal; upper lip projecting; lower lip scarcely projecting, both provided with radiating rows of glandular hairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence erect, 2–35 cm. high; scape filiform, straight, ± setulose, papillose or rarely entirely glabrous; flowers 1–6(–10), distant; scales few, similar to the bracts; bracts basisolute, shortly produced below the point of insertion, ovate, apex acute, base truncate, ± 1 mm. long, setulose; bracteoles similar to the bracts but narrower; pedicels erect, 0.5–2 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx-lobes subequal, broadly ovate, usually setulose; upper lobe ovate, 1.5–3 mm. long, apex acute; lower lobe ovate or orbicular, apex bidentate.
    Corolla
    Corolla white or pale lilac, 2–16 mm. long; upper lip 1.5–2 times as long as the upper calyx-lobe, narrowly oblong, apex rounded, truncate or ± emarginate; lower lip orbicular, entire; palate much raised, double-crested, the crests usually transversely tuberculate; spur usually conical-subulate, up to 4 times as long as the lower lip but very variable in length and sometimes much reduced.
    Stamens
    Filaments filiform; anther-thecae subdistinct.
    Pistil
    Ovary ovoid; style short but usually distinct; stigma lower lip semi-orbicular, upper much smaller, deltoid.
    Fruits
    Capsule globose dehiscing by a longitudinal abaxial slit with thickened margins.
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, ovoid; testa-cells distinct, ± isodiametric.
    Habitat
    Boggy grassland and wet rocks; 780–1200 m.
    Distribution
    T1 T4 T8 U4 Guinée to Zambia and Angola, also in S. America and India
    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Terrestrial herb.
    Rhizoids and Stolons
    Rhizoids and stolons capillary, numerous from the base of the peduncle.
    Leaves
    Leaves usually present at anthesis, scattered on the stolons, circular, peltate, long-petiolate; lamina fleshy, mucilaginous, 1–5 mm. in diam.; petiole 2–10 mm. long.
    Traps
    Traps numerous, globose, stalked, 0.5–0.8 mm. long, mouth terminal, with dorsal and ventral radiating rows of glandular hairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence erect, 2–35 cm. high; peduncle filiform, straight, more or less setulose, papillose or rarely entirely glabrous; flowers 1–6(10), distant; scales few, similar to the bracts; bracts basisolute, shortly produced below the point of insertion, ovate, with apex acute, base truncate, more or less 1 mm. long, setulose; bracteoles similar to the bracts but narrower; pedicels erect, 0.5–2 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx lobes subequal, usually setulose; upper lobe ovate, 1.5–3 mm. long, with apex acute; lower lobe ovate or circular, with apex bidentate.
    Corolla
    Corolla white or pale lilac, 2–16 mm. long; superior lip 1.5–2 times as long as the upper calyx lobe, narrowly oblong with apex rounded, truncate or more or less emarginate; inferior lip circular, entire; palate much raised, double crested, the crests usually transversely tuberculate; spur usually conical-subulate, up to 4 times as long as the inferior lip but very variable in length and sometimes much reduced.
    Stamens
    Filaments filiform; anther-thecae subdistinct.
    Pistil
    Ovary ovoid; style short but usually distinct; inferior lip of stigma semi-circular, superior much smaller, deltoid.
    Fruits
    Capsule globose dehiscing by a longitudinal ventral slit with thickened margins.
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, ovoid; testa-cells distinct, more or less isodiametric.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Assam, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Colombia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Guyana, India, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Panamá, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Venezuela, Zambia, Zaïre

    Utricularia pubescens Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2004 Pollard, B.J. [707], Cameroon K000746016
    Oct 31, 1958 Deighton, F.C. [2072], Sierra Leone K000430221 Unknown type material
    Oct 31, 1958 Chevalier, A. [21497], Côte d'Ivoire K000430220
    Oct 31, 1958 Chevalier, A. [18414], Guinea K000430224
    Venezuela 3360.027
    Venezuela 38106.000
    Venezuela 38110.000
    Venezuela 38114.000
    Venezuela 38121.000
    Sierra Leone 4885.000
    Milne-Redhead, E. [3582], Zambia 1187.000
    Milne-Redhead, E. [3682], Zambia 1188.000
    Milne-Redhead, E. [10883], Tanzania 1189.000
    Milne-Redhead, E. [7795], Tanzania 4889.000
    Brenan, J.P.M. [8077], Zambia 1186.000
    Sandwith, N.Y. [1351], Guyana 13026.000
    Drummond, R.B. [4676], Uganda 3582.000
    Keay, R.W.J. [22659], Nigeria 1184.000
    Deighton, F.C. [2072], Sierra Leone 3579.000
    Dalziel, J.M. [732], Nigeria K000430218 Unknown type material
    Dalziel, J.M. [731], Nigeria K000430219 Unknown type material
    Meikle, R.D. [1328], Nigeria 1185.000
    Richards, H.M., Zambia 3581.000
    Harley, W.J. [1852], Liberia 1183.000
    Chevalier, A. [18416], Guinea K000430223
    Chevalier, A. [20207], Guinea K000430222
    Harley, R.M. [10120], Brazil 7479.000
    Stanfield [113], Nigeria 1180.000
    Stanfield [123], Nigeria 1181.000
    Jones, T.S. [238], Sierra Leone 3577.000
    Baldwin, J.T. [13297], Guinea 3580.000
    Baldwin, J.T. [13004], Liberia 4887.000
    Baldwin, J.T. [13205], Liberia 4888.000
    Tutin, T.G. [646], Guyana K000533826
    Philcox, D. [6463], Guyana 33378.000
    Philcox, D. [6322], Guyana 3360.020
    Bogner, J. [1127], Venezuela 38092.000
    Cowan, R.S. [2024], Guyana 27265.000
    Leppard, M. [1848], Brazil 36704.000
    Edwards, P.J. [KER 46], Guyana 40937.000
    Harley [1855], Liberia 3578.000
    Sturdy, G. [9], Uganda 3722.000
    Gardner [5838], Brazil K000533824
    Gardner [5838], Brazil K000533823
    Quelch, J.J. [127], Guyana K000533827 Unknown type material
    Spruce, R. [2569], Amazonas K000533821
    Spruce, R. [2569], Amazonas K000533822
    Regnell [s.n.], São Paulo K000533825 Unknown type material

    First published in A.Rees, Cycl. 37: n.º 53 (1818)

    Accepted by

    • De Andrade, B.S.C. & Forzza, R.C. (2012). Lentibulariaceae no parque estadual do Ibitipoca Minas Gerais, Brasil Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 30: 23-35.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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.
    • Taylor, P. (1989). The Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph: 1-724. Her Majesty's stationery office, London.
    • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 8(3): 1-118. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Rees Cyclop. 37: No. 53 (1819).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • De Andrade, B.S.C. & Forzza, R.C. (2012). Lentibulariaceae no parque estadual do Ibitipoca Minas Gerais, Brasil Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 30: 23-35.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Taylor, P. (1989). The Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph: 1-724. Her Majesty's stationery office, London.
    • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • P. Taylor in Fl. Afr. Centr., Lentib.: 29 (1972).
    • P. Taylor in Kew Bulletin 18: 101 (1964)
    • P. Taylor in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 378 (1963)
    • Sm. in Rees, Cycl. 37, No. 53 (1819).

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