Utricularia aurea Lour.

 
  • Family : LENTIBULARIACEAE
    (Bladderwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : UTRICULARIA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lentibulariaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Utricularia fasciculata Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Utricularia aurea Lour.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Bhaturidala (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Stagnant waters
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 1000m on ponds and tanks. Insectivorous
  • Key identification features : Aquatic herb. Thallus submerged, profusely branched with bottle-brush like green branchlets radiating all around. Bladders large, green, turning black with age. Flowers are minute, yellow.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district
  • Native : Tropical Asia, Australia
  • World Distribution : India, China, Japan to Australia, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Utricularia aurea. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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