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Utricularia rendlei Lloyd
Description: Slender terrestrial carnivorous herb with very numerous, spherical to ovoid, stalked traps, 0.2-0.5 mm long. Leaves linear, 1-2 cm long, single-veined. Inflorescence erect up to 25 cm long. Corolla 2-lipped, 6-10 mm long, yellow; upper lip broadly ovate, 2-3 × as long as the upper calyx lobe; lower lip deeply 3-lobed; spur subulate, parallel and more or less as long as the lower lip. Fruit a spherical capsule, 1-1.5 mm long.
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Habitat: In wet peaty or sandy soils in grassland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Up to 1800 m
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in Tropical and South Africa, Madagascar, North and South America and India to Australia.
Red data list status:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 11 November 2009
Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 196.
Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 80. Comments
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Other sources of information about Utricularia subulata: Our websites: Flora of Botswana
Utricularia subulata Flora of Malawi
Utricularia subulata Flora of Mozambique
Utricularia subulata Flora of Zambia
Utricularia subulata External websites: African Plant Database
Utricularia subulata Biodiversity Explorer
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Utricularia subulata Flora Zambesiaca
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Utricularia subulata IPNI
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Utricularia subulata Ispot Southern Africa
Utricularia subulata JSTOR Plant Science
Utricularia subulata Kew Herbarium catalogue
Utricularia subulata Tropicos
Utricularia subulata West African Plants database
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M.
Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Utricularia subulata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=152880, retrieved 26 June 2016
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