Utricularia sandersonii

Utricularia sandersonii

  • Utricularia sandersonii
  • Utricularia sandersonii
  • Flower name
    Utricularia sandersonii
  • Scientific name
    Utricularia sandersonii
  • Alias兎苔, Utricularia sandersonii, ウトリクラリア・サンダーソニー
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringPotted flower
  • Flowering seasonJune, November

What is Utricularia sandersonii

Utricularia sandersonii, commonly called Sanderson’s bladderwort (scientific name: Utricularia sandersonii) is an endemic perennial plant belonging to the family Lentibulariaceae, a native species of South Africa. It is a carnivorous plant that grows on rocks in lowland wetlands. Raise the rhizomes into the ground and prey on daphnia and plankton in the supplementary bag at the root. 1-6 flowers bloom on a thin flower stem. The origin of the name is that the shape of the flower resembles a bud. There are white and light blue-purple flowers.

Common name: Rabbit moss, scientific name: Utricularia sandersonii, also name: Utricularia sandersonii, classification name: plant world angiosperm true dicotylids Species, plant height: 3-12 cm, flower diameter: 0.6 cm, flower color: white, light blue-purple, flowering period: June (white flowers), November (blue flowers).


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lentibulariaceae
  • Genus
    Utricularia
  • Species
    U. sandersonii
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Hedgerow/thallate
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecarnivorous perennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height3.0 ~ 12.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 0.6 cm

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