Utricularia salwinensis

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Utricularia salwinensis


Terrestrial. Inflorescence erect, up to 8 cm long; Ovary globose, c. 0.6 mm long, style very short, stigma lower lip orbicular, upper lip minute, deltoid. Capsule globose, obliquely dorsiventrally compressed, c. 2 mm long, dehiscing by a longitudinal ventral slit. Seeds few, ovoid, c. 0.5 mm long, shortly densely echinate.


Asia-Temperate: China South-Central (Yunnan present), Asia-Tropical, Gajo Lands present, Mts Goh Lembuh, Kemiri, Bandahara, Mamas, and Losir present, N. Sumatra present
China (Yunnan) and Malesia: N. Sumatra (Gajo Lands: Mts Goh Lembuh, Kemiri, Bandahara, Mamas, and Losir).


The only difference between the Yunnan and Sumatra plants is the recorded corolla colour and this is not considered significant. Similarly disjunct distribution of mountain plants are not unknown.