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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect terrestrial herb
Morphology Leaves
Small peltate leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Scape
Slender, few-flowered scape
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[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 present at anthesis, scattered on the stolons, orbicular, peltate, long-petiolate; lamina fleshy, mucilaginous, 1–5 mm. in diameter; petiole 2–10 mm. long.
Morphology General 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments filiform; anther-thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary ovoid; style short but usually distinct; stigma lower lip semi-orbicular, upper much smaller, deltoid.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose dehiscing by a longitudinal abaxial slit with thickened margins.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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

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 present at anthesis, scattered on the stolons, circular, peltate, long-petiolate; lamina fleshy, mucilaginous, 1–5 mm. in diam.; petiole 2–10 mm. long.
Morphology General Traps
Traps numerous, globose, stalked, 0.5–0.8 mm. long, mouth terminal, with dorsal and ventral radiating rows of glandular hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments filiform; anther-thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary ovoid; style short but usually distinct; inferior lip of stigma semi-circular, superior much smaller, deltoid.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose dehiscing by a longitudinal ventral slit with thickened margins.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, ovoid; testa-cells distinct, more or less isodiametric.

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

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

Accepted by

  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 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

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

  • in Rees Cyclop. 37: No. 53 (1819).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 4: 1-625. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • P. Taylor in Fl. Afr. Centr., Lentib.: 29 (1972).
  • P. Taylor in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 378 (1963)
  • P. Taylor in Kew Bulletin 18: 101 (1964)
  • Sm. in Rees, Cycl. 37, No. 53 (1819).

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