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Utricularia scandens subsp. firmula (Oliv.) Z. Y. Li


Description from Flora of China

Utricularia wallichiana var. firmula Oliver, J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 3: 182. 1859; U. recta P. Taylor; U. scandens var. firmula (Oliver) Subramanyam & Banerjee.

Inflorescences erect. Calyx lobes unequal; lower lobe ovate-elliptic at anthesis, becoming ovate-oblong in fruit; upper lobe broadly ovate at anthesis, becoming rhombic-elliptic in fruit. Fl. Jun-Aug, fr. Jul-Sep.

P. Taylor (Kew Bull., Addit. Ser. 14: 382-384. 1989) treated Utricularia scandens subsp. firmula as a distinct species, U. recta.

Bogs, marshes, swamps, wet rocks, along streams among grass; 1300-2900 m. NW Yunnan [Bhutan, N and NE India, N Myanmar?, Nepal].


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