Utricularia livida

Utricularia livida

  • Utricularia livida
  • Utricularia livida
  • Utricularia livida
  • Utricularia livida
  • Utricularia livida
  • Utricularia livida
  • Flower name
    Utricularia livida
  • Scientific name
    Utricularia livida
  • AliasUtricularia livida, ミミカキグサ, ウトリクラリア リビダ, イチョウバミミカキグサ, 銀杏葉耳掻草
  • Place of originSouth Africa and Mexico
  • Place of floweringPotted flower
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July

What is Utricularia livida

Utricularia livida (scientific name: Utricularia livida) is a semi-cold-tolerant perennial small insectivorous plant of the family Lentibulariaceae, native to South Africa and Mexico. It is a member of the Utricularia bifida family and grows on the ground. It has a small translucent insect repellent sac in the ground and feeds on plankton and microorganisms in the ground. It's very sturdy and is sold in the market. The flowers are white with a few small, pale purple, multi-colored flowers. In the same genus is Utricularia longifolia (scientific name: Utricularia longifolia).

General name: Utricularia livida, scientific name: Utricularia livida, aka: leaden bladderwort,, Cape Town Utricularia, origin: South Africa and Mexico, height: 20-50 cm, leaf length: 1 cm, leaf shape: kidney to spiral, flowering season: March to July, flower color: purple, length: 2.5 cm, flower diameter: 1 cm.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lentibulariaceae
  • Genus
    Utricularia
  • Species
    U.livida
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Hedgerow/thallate
  • Leaf type
    Spatula-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typesemi-cold-tolerant perennial small insectivorous plant
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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