Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物




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Lentibulariaceae / Tanukimoka


Species in the genus Utricularia:

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


Utricularia gibba / Oobanaitotanukimo オオバナイトタヌキモ

Utricularia gibba is a perennial carnivorous plant seen in oligotrophic waters or wetlands. It is rootless and natant but extends stems underground to form mats. The stems are significantly slender, have a cross-section of 0.2-1mm in diameter, and branch well to grow to 20cm or more in length. Leaves, equipped with some insectivorous sacs, are of alternate phyllotaxis; each dichotomous unit reaches out 0.5-1.5cm in a thread way. The stems erect and make racemes, in which 6-10cm -tall flower stalk set 1-2 0.6-1.2cm-across yellow flowers. Bloom time: August-October.




inserted by FC2 system