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Utricularia bifida  / Mimikakigusa ミミカキグサ

Bloom time: August-October

Lentibulariaceae /


Species in the genus Utricularia:

Utricularia aurea / Notanukimo
Utricularia bifida / Mimikakigusa
Utricularia caerulea / Hozakinomimikakigua
Utricularia gibba / Oobanaitotanukimo
Utricularia tenuicaulis / Inutanukimo
Utricularia yakusimensis / Murasakimimikakigusa


Utricularia bifida  / Mimikakigusa ミミカキグサ

Utricularia bifida is a small insectivorous perennial herb occurring in marshes, taking root underground, extending white thread-like rhizomes sideways, setting tiny insectivorous sacs, and sparsely putting forth 6-7mm long, linear leave aboveground. Flower stalks, measure 5-15 cm in height, set some approximately 5mm-in-diameter yellow flowers on the upper parts. This species sometimes coexist with another species, U. yakushimensis. Bloom time: August-October.




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