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.

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  • On the 3 - to 6-m-deep soils of Bintumani peak, tiny herbs and sedges such as Utricularia spp.,

    Guinean montane forests

  • Soc. 'vol.iv. p. 169) figures of the bladders of two South American species, namely Utricularia

    Insectivorous Plants

  • 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.

    Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras

  • 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.

    Feed me, Seymour!

  • 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.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • One of my favorite group of carnivorous plants is the epiphytic Utricularia – the section Orchidioides.

    Big weekend

  • Trianthema pentandra, Spergularia fontenellei, Bergia suffruticosa, Hypericum psilophytum, Convolvulus fatmensis, Anticharis glandulosa and Utricularia exoleta.

    Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Algeria

  • 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.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland


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