Utricularia longifolia

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    Utricularia longifolia @ Sydney Royal Botanic Garden
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    Utricularia longifolia @ Sydney Royal Botanic Garden
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    Utricularia longifolia @ Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome

Basic information

Flower Name
Utricularia longifolia
Formal Name
Utricularia longifolia
Alias
Utricularia longifolia
Habitat
Brazil
Morph
large perennial carnivorous plant

Comment

What is Utricularia longifolia

Utricularia longifolia (scientific name: Utricularia longifolia) is an endemic to Brazil and a large insecticidal plant of semi-cold-resistant perennials belonging to the family Lentibulariaceae. It is a member of Uragaluria(scientific name: Utricularia bifida) and grows on the earth. Have an insect sac in the ground and eat plankton and microorganisms. In summer, light purple flowers similar to Miltonia make bloom.

Generic name: Utricularia longifolia, Scientific name: Utricularia longifolia, also known as Okinawa Mimikakisagi, Mimikaki gusa longifolia, Origin: Brazil, Plant length: 10 to 40 cm, leaf length: Flower color: purple, flower length: 2.5 cm, flower diameter: 3 to 3.5 cm, flower size: 12 to cm, leaf shape: elongated spatula to linear lanceolate shape, flowering period: March to July.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Lentibulariaceae
Genus
Utricularia
Species
U. longifolia
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Galea
Leaf type
Spatulate/Spathulate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
MarshGreenhouseBotanic garden
Color
Violet
Season
MarAprMayJunJul
Height
20 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 3.5

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