from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of aquatic flowering plants, in which the submersed leaves bear many little utricles, or ascidia. See ascidium
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A remarkable genus of plants, the bladderworts, the type of the order Lentibularieæ, once known as Lentibularia (Rivinus, 1690).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. bladderworts: large genus of aquatic carnivorous plants; cosmopolitan in distribution
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The Utricularia is another type of or species of the bladderwort it has up to 1-6 flowers.
On the 3 - to 6-m-deep soils of Bintumani peak, tiny herbs and sedges such as Utricularia spp.,
Soc. 'vol.iv. p. 169) figures of the bladders of two South American species, namely Utricularia
Paspalum pulchellum, Tonina fluviatilis and Utricularia subulata and in drier areas the grasses Fimbristylis paradoxa and Declieuxia fruticosa with palm thickets Acoelorraphe wrightii and Pinus caribaea var. hondurensis, 20-25 m tall.
The fastest-acting trap belongs to the underwater plants in the genus Utricularia, which suck prey into theirbladders in times as short as 1/30 of a second.
Drosera roraima and Utricularia humboldtii. 18 of these endemic taxa have been identified on the tepuis Summit endemics occur on most or all mountains, others are highly localized to a single summit, and on Auyántepui for example, 900 species of higher plants have been recorded many endemic to that massif.
One of my favorite group of carnivorous plants is the epiphytic Utricularia – the section Orchidioides.
Trianthema pentandra, Spergularia fontenellei, Bergia suffruticosa, Hypericum psilophytum, Convolvulus fatmensis, Anticharis glandulosa and Utricularia exoleta.
Floating aquatics such as white water lily (Nymphaea odorata) are common and a submerged complex of plants is dominated by bladderwort (Utricularia spp.).
Among the rarest species are Porsild's catspaw Antennaria porsildii, Greenland woodrush Luzula groenlandica and whitish bladderwort Utricularia ochroleuca.