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Utricularia

 

Bladderwort

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyLentibulariaceaeA family of carnivorous plants containing three genera: Genlisea, the corkscrew plants; Pinguicula, the butterworts; and Utricularia, the bladderworts
GenusUtriculariaFrom the Latin utriculus, “a small bag or bladder,” the common name of which is bladderwort

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Utricularia description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Utricularia (Bladderwort)

(Utricularia) · 9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 8 × 6" (19 × 16 cm) Species not yet identified