Utricularia pulchra

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Utricularia pulchra

Description

Terrestrial. Inflorescence erect, 4-6 cm long; Ovary obliquely ovoid, c. 1.5 mm long, style very short, stigma lower lip semi-oribicular, upper lip obsolete. Capsule and seeds not known.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Mt Carstensz present, Sepik Distr present, Sirius Plateau present, West New Guinea present
Malesia: New Guinea (West New Guinea: Mt Carstensz; T.N.G., Sepik Distr.: Sirius Plateau).

Notes

U. pulchra is very close to U. striatula but differs constantly in its fewer, much larger flowers and its shorter stouter habit.

Citation

MELCHIOR 1929 – In: Bot. Jahrb. p 384