Utricularia exoleta R.Br.

 
  • Family : LENTIBULARIACEAE
    (Bladderwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : UTRICULARIA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LENTIBULARIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Utricularia gibba subsp. exoleta (R.Br.) P.Taylor
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On hills above 1000 m in still waters
  • Comments / notes : Insectivorous
  • Key identification features : Aquatic, free floating herb. Branches filiform with tiny bladders.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kozhikode district, Thrissur district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Kendrapara district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Portugal, India, China, Japan, NE. Australia, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • 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; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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 exoleta. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.

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