Utricularia longifolia

Utricularia longifolia

  • Utricularia longifolia
  • Utricularia longifolia
  • Utricularia longifolia
  • Utricularia longifolia
  • Utricularia longifolia
  • Utricularia longifolia
  • Flower name
    Utricularia longifolia
  • Scientific name
    Utricularia longifolia
  • Alias大輪ミミカキグサ, ミカキグサ・ロンギフォリア, Utricularia longifolia
  • Place of originBrazil
  • Place of floweringWetlands, Greenhouse, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July

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.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lentibulariaceae
  • Genus
    Utricularia
  • Species
    U. longifolia
  • 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 typelarge perennial carnivorous plant
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.5 cm

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