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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, S. Arabian Peninsula Tropical & Subtropical Asia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Epiphytic herb.
Morphology General Rhizoids and Stolons
Rhizoids and stolons capillary, numerous from the base of the peduncle.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves numerous and conspicuous at anthesis, rosulate at the peduncle base and scattered on the stolons, obovate to reniform, petiolate, 3–10 mm. 1–6 mm.
Morphology General Traps
Traps numerous, globose or ovoid, 0.6–0.8 mm. long, stalked; mouth lateral, with a deeply bifid dorsal appendage, densely covered with glandular hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, straight, 1–15 cm. high; peduncle capillary, glabrous; flowers 1–10, distant; scales few, similar to the bracts; bracts medifixed, lanceolate, 1.5–2 mm. long; bracteoles similar to the bracts but smaller; pedicels capillary, 2–6 mm. long, spreading or sometimes deflexed in fruit.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes very unequal and accrescent; upper lobe circular-obcordate, with apex emarginate, 1.5–2.5 mm. long at anthesis; lower lobe ovate-oblong, more or less half as long as the upper.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white or mauve with a yellow spot on the throat, 3–6 mm. long or sometimes much reduced (cleistogamous); superior lip minute, much shorter than the upper calyx lobe, very shortly 2-lobed; inferior lip circular in outline, 3–10 mm. long, more or less regularly 5-lobed; palate slightly raised; spur subulate, curved or straight, more or less as long as the inferior lip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments filiform; anther-thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary globose, adnate to the base of the upper calyx lobe; style short; stigma inferior lip semicircular, superior lip obsolete.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, obliquely dorsiventrally compressed, carinate on the ventral surface, dehiscing by a longitudinal ventral slit.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, ovoid, 0.25 mm. long, covered with short glochidiate processes.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Epiphytic herb.
Morphology General Rhizoids
Rhizoids and stolons capillary, numerous from base of the scape.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves numerous and conspicuous at anthesis, rosulate at the scape-base and scattered on the stolons, obovate to reniform, petiolate, 3–10 mm. total length, the lamina 1–6 mm. wide.
Morphology General Traps
Traps numerous, globose or ovoid, 0.6–0.8 mm. long, stalked; mouth lateral; upper lip shortly projecting with 2 divergent appendages densely covered with glandular hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, straight, 1–15 cm. high; scape capillary, glabrous; flowers 1–10, distant; scales few, similar to the bracts; bracts medifixed, lanceolate, 1.5–2 mm. long; bracteoles similar to the bracts but smaller; pedicels capillary, 2–6 mm. long, spreading or sometimes reflexed in fruit.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes very unequal and accrescent; upper lobe orbicular-obcordate, apex emarginate, 1.5–2.5 mm. long at anthesis; lower lobe ovate-oblong, ± half as long as the upper.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white or mauve with a yellow spot on the throat, 3–6 mm. long or sometimes much reduced (cleistogamous); upper lip minute, much shorter than the upper calyx-lobe, very shortly 2-lobed; lower lip orbicular in outline, 3–10 mm. long, ± regularly 5-lobed; palate slightly raised; spur subulate, curved or straight, ± as long as the lower lip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments filiform; anther-thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary globose, adnate to the base of the upper calyx-lobe; style short; stigma lower lip semi-orbicular, upper lip obsolete.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, obliquely dorsiventrally compressed, carinate on the abaxial surface, dehiscing by a longitudinal abaxial slit.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, ovoid, 0.25 mm. long, covered with short glochidiate processes.
Habitat
Wet rocks and tree-trunks among mosses; 1500–2250 m.
Distribution
T4 T6 T7 U3 Guinée to Zambia and Angola, but apparently absent from Zaire and Madagascar, widespread in tropical Asia to New Guinea

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A delicate epiphyte of mossy trees or rocks
Morphology Leaves
Numerous orbicular-spathulate leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Small pink or white flowers; very unequal calyx-lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Glochidiate seeds.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nigeria, Oman, Philippines, Sierra Leone, Socotra, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre

Utricularia striatula Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 11, 2016 Petelot [3101], Indo-China K001045612
Nov 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13609], Cameroon K000580313
Dec 22, 2005 Mayar, U.W. [414], Irian Jaya K000223720
Jun 1, 2004 Pollard, B.J. [527], Cameroon K000683300
Sep 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9617], Cameroon K000198351
Sep 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9000], Cameroon K000198345
Dec 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [271], Cameroon K000338867
Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [820], Cameroon K000008803
Oct 1, 1993 Cable, S. [63], Cameroon K000008802
Oct 1, 1993 Lane, P. [81], Cameroon K000008804
Jun 1, 1976 Wilford, C. [92], Hong Kong K000779511
Jun 1, 1976 Harland [307], Hong Kong K000779512 Unknown type material
Sierra Leone 13015.000
Harley [2073], Liberia 13016.000
Jones, T.S. [293], Sierra Leone 13019.000
Milne-Redhead, E. [5154], Sierra Leone 13021.000
Deighton, F.C. [2071], Sierra Leone 13022.000
Baldwin, J.T., Liberia 13023.000
Jones, T.S. [236], Sierra Leone 13024.000
Jones, T.S. [233], Sierra Leone 13025.000
Jones, T.S. [234], Sierra Leone 1655.000
Harley, W.J. [1847], Liberia 1656.000
Cruttwell, N.E.A. [201], Papua New Guinea 1657.000
Brenan [9253], Nigeria 1658.000
New Guinea 23855.000
Darbyshire, P. [8292], New Guinea 26904.000
Tiagi, B., India 27247.000
Newman, I.V. [34], Sri Lanka 27440.000
Larsen [1850], Thailand 28618.000
Barnes, E. [s.n.], India 30552.000
India 31651.000
Raynal, J. [16843], New Guinea 33506.000
Hepper, F.N. [4561], Sri Lanka 33550.000
Hepper, F.N. [4700], Sri Lanka 33557.000
Hepper, F.N. [4413], Sri Lanka 33568.000
Sands, M.J.S. [1246], Papua New Guinea 3360.043
Hepper, F.N. [4417], Sri Lanka 33607.000
Kairo, A. [NGF 24380], New Guinea 36052.000
Newbould, J. [4359], Tanzania 3615.000
Burtt, B.L. [B. 2323], Malaysia 38130.000
Sierra Leone 3873.000
Keay, R.W.J. [37380], Cameroon 3874.000
Lind, E. [475], Uganda 3875.000
Sierra Leone 3876.000
Thorold, T.F. [84B], Equatorial Guinea 3877.000
Sierra Leone 3879.000
Keay, R.W.J. [F.H.I 28541], Cameroon 3880.000
Richards, H.M. [9586], Zambia 3882.000
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [133], Papua New Guinea 3906.000
Cribb, P. [29], Malaysia 39298.000
Balgooy, V. [3615], Indonesia 42576.000
Taylor, P. [18100], India 42701.000
Taylor, P. [18004], India 42702.000
Taylor, P. [18015], India 42706.000
Taylor, P. [18013], India 45343.000
Taylor, P. [18014], India 45362.000
Taylor, P. [18007], India 45364.000
Grey-Wilson, C. [4411], Nepal 47102.000
Tanzania 48560.000
Hepper, F.N. [1477], Cameroon 4899.000
van Balgooy, M.M.J. [5642], Indonesia 51167.000
Allen, E.F., Borneo 6342.000
Melville [641], Equatorial Guinea 6346.000
Garret, H.B.G. [80], Thailand K000096626 holotype
Garret, H.B.G. [80], Thailand K000096627 holotype
Cumming [1651], Philippines K000779881
Mann, G. [1964], Cameroon K000028920
Dundas, J. [0 s.n.], Cameroon K000028917
Dundas J. [15307], Cameroon K000028916
Daramola, B. O. [FHI 43208], Cameroon K000028921
Elmer, A.D.E. [6416], Philippines K000779879
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 37380], Cameroon K000028919
Loher, A. [1565], Philippines K000779880
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 28541], Cameroon K000028918
Feb 8, 1983 Wight [72], India Utricularia glochidiata K000779767 holotype
s.coll. [510], Sri Lanka Utricularia glochidiata K000779768

First published in A.Rees, Cycl. 37: n.º 17 (1818)

Accepted by

  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia 41: 41-82.
  • 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.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 8(3): 1-118. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lekhak, M.M. & Yadav, S.R. (2012). Herbacious vegetation of threatened high altitude lateritic plateau ecosystems of Western Ghats, southwestern Maharashtra, India Rheedea 22: 39-61.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Taylor, P. (1989). The Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph: 1-724. Her Majesty's stationery office, London.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 4, 2: 486
  • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 234, partly (excl. syn. U. peltatifolia A. Chev. & Pellgr.).
  • Pellegr. in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 61: 18
  • in Rees Cyclop. 37: No. 17 (1810)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Chou, S., Chhnang, P. & Kim, Y. (2016). A Checklist for the Seed Plants of Cambodia: 1-272. National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia 41: 41-82.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Lekhak, M.M. & Yadav, S.R. (2012). Herbacious vegetation of threatened high altitude lateritic plateau ecosystems of Western Ghats, southwestern Maharashtra, India Rheedea 22: 39-61.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Taylor, P. (1989). The Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph: 1-724. Her Majesty's stationery office, London.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2011). Flora of China 19: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • P. Taylor in Fl. Afr. Centr., Lentib.: 32, t. 9 (1972).
  • P. Taylor in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 378 (1963)
  • P. Taylor in Kew Bulletin 18: 91 (1964)
  • Sm. in Rees, Cycl. 37, No. 17 (1819).
  • Stapf in Flora of Tropical Africa 4 (2): 486 (1906).

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