Utricularia lateriflora

Common name: 

Small Fairies' Aprons

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DEJKNPSTZ) also SA, Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Wet heaths and winter-wet depressions in woodlands1

Flower description:



Small carnivorous terrestrial annual1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The calyx of this species is 2-lobed and sterile bracts are present on the inflorescence stalk, below the lowest flower1

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Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria