Utricularia scandens Benj.

 
  • Family : LENTIBULARIACEAE
    (BLADDERWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lentibulariaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Utricularia wallichiana Wight 1850, non Benj. 1845.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Utricularia scandens Benj.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist places and grasslands in dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 1200m on thin layer of moist soil by exposed rocks, on dripping rocks in full sun.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Mysuru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district,
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Dhenkanal district, Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dindigul district, GJ
  • Native : Old World tropics
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Madagascar, India, Indo-China through Malaysia to Northern Australia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • 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. ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg 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 scandens. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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