Utricularia praeterita P. Taylor

 
  • Family : LENTIBULARIACEAE
    (BLADDERWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lentibulariaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Utricularia praeterita P. Taylor
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : On perennially moist rocks in higher altitudes, in full sun, by stream banks etc.
  • Key identification features : Flowers are blue turning white upon dessication.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Collector(s) Name : M.C Lukose
  • Collection Locality : Punnapra, Alazhappuzha District
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Central and Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : 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.; Bhaskar and Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District
  • 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 praeterita. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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