Utricularia heterosepala

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Utricularia heterosepala


Terrestrial. Inflorescence erect, 4-15 cm long; Ovary ovoid, style short, stigma lower lip quadrate, deflexed, upper lip much smaller, rounded. Capsule very narrowly ovoid, membranous, c. 3 mm long, dehiscing by a ventral longitudinal marginally thickened slit. Seeds few, globose, c. 0.5 mm long, testa thin, reticulate, reticulations distinct, isodiametric or slightly elongate.


Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Luzon present, Palawan present, Sibuyan present
Malesia: Philippines (Palawan, Luzon, and Sibuyan).


Specimens of this very distinct species (ELMER 13127, Palawan) were dist ibuted bearing the manuscript name U. elmeri STAPF. I can find no evidence of this name ever being published.


Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip. p 466
VIDAL 1886: Rev. Pl. Vase. Filip. p 200
Miq. 1859 – In: Fl. Ind. Bat. p 1000