- Flower nameUtricularia livida
- Scientific nameUtricularia 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.