Utricularia bifida L.

 
  • Family : LENTIBULARIACEAE
    (BLADDERWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lentibulariaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Utricularia bifida L.
  • Common name : Bifid Bladder-wort
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas
  • Comments / notes : On plains in marshy ground. More often post-monsoon.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
  • Native : Tropical Asia, Australia
  • World Distribution : India to China, Japan, Malaysia to Northern Australia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Utricularia bifida. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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