Utricularia purpurascens Graham

 
  • Family : LENTIBULARIACEAE
    (BLADDERWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lentibulariaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Utricularia graminifolia Vahl
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Uncommon in moist locations
  • Key identification features : Herbs with radical leaves. Scapes 7-20 cm long. Flowers bluish-purple; pedicels recurved in fruits. Sepals rounded at both ends, minute.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills, Kalrayan Hills, Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Chitteri Hills, Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills, Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.566. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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 purpurascens. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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