Utricularia purpurascens Graham

 
  • Family : LENTIBULARIACEAE
    (Bladderwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : UTRICULARIA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lentibulariaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Utricularia graminifolia Vahl
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Uncommon in moist locations
  • Key identification features : Herbs with radical leaves. Scapes 7-20 cm long. Flowers bluish-purple; pedicels recurved in fruits. Sepals rounded at both ends, minute.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills, Kalrayan Hills, Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Chitteri Hills, Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills, Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.566. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Utricularia purpurascens. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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