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Utricularia beaugleholei Gassin
Family Lentibulariaceae
Utricularia beaugleholei Gassin APNI*

Description: Terrestrial, probably perennial herb.

Leaves narrow-lanceolate to narrow-linear, to c. 4.5 cm long and c. 1.6 mm wide, apex acute. Traps few at peduncle base and paired on stolons; ovoid to globose, 1–4 mm long; mouth lateral.

Raceme erect, solitary or several arising together or in succession, 4–35 cm long, 1–10-flowered; flowers single, in opposite pairs or in whorls of 3, scales absent; bracts and bracteoles similar, basifixed, oblong to ovate, 2–3.5 mm long. Calyx lobes unequal, upper lobe broad-ovate or circular, 2.5–4.5 mm long, lower lobe ovate to broad-ovate, emarginate. Corolla 8–15 mm long, mostly dark violet; lower lip much larger than upper lip, with 4–11 yellow slightly raised radiating ridges; spur cylindric, shorter than lower lip.

Flowering: Flowers Sep.–March

Distribution and occurrence: Grows around swamp margins or in other seasonally wet areas, south from Goulburn.
NSW subdivisions: ST, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
AVH map***

Text by R. Rowe & E. A. Brown
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)

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