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

[FWTA]

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

Ecology
Aquatic attached to rocks in flowing water
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Emerging stiffy erect inflorescences bearing numerous small white flowers
Morphology Leaves
Long submerged leaves divided into capillary segments.

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Utricularia rigida Benj. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Milne-Redhead, E. [5156], Sierra Leone 16308.000
Sierra Leone 16309.000
Nigeria 30581.000
Sierra Leone 4872.000
Melville [362], Sierra Leone 6340.000
Jones, T.S. [239B], Sierra Leone 6341.000
Heudelot [710] K000430211 Unknown type material

First published in Linnaea 20: 303 (1847)

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.
  • 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 483.
  • F.T.A. 4, 2: 486
  • Pellegr. in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 61: 19
  • in Linnaea 20: 303 (1847)

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.
  • 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.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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