Utricularia graminifolia Vahl

 
  • Family : LENTIBULARIACEAE
    (BLADDERWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lentibulariaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Utricularia conferta Wight; Utricularia caerulea sensu Clarke 1884, non L. 1753.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Utricularia graminifolia Vahl
  • Common name : Grass-leaved Bladder-wort
  • Vernacular name : Choothumkula, Kakkapoovu, Narumpannal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist places in grasslands
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 900m in perennially moist fields, rocks and rivers.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : China, India, Myanmar, Sri lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri lanka, China
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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 graminifolia. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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