Utricularia polygaloides Edgew.

 
  • Family : LENTIBULARIACEAE
    (BLADDERWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lentibulariaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Utricularia stricticaulis (Koenig ex Oliver) Stapf ex Gamble
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Utricularia polygaloides Edgew.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet or waterlogged sandy areas near seashores, also found in rice fields
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains in gravelly ground during rainy season
  • Flower, Fruit : November-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Bengaluru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Ganjam district, Kendrapara district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamilnadu, India vol. 2. Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • 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 polygaloides. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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