Mar. name Pan papani;  

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K.Janarthanam)

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and Pravin Kawale

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As per efi thread

As per “Bengal Plants” –
  • flowers yellow,; peduncles bearing a whorl of vesicles ………. stellaris
  • flowers yellow; peduncles without vesicles ……… flexuosa
 

 

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ID of Utricularia species!: Utricularia snaps from 1-4 are different species with floaters whereas Utricularia snaps from 5 to 7 are without floaters and smaller with yellow flowers!


Please check the following species

1-4 Utricularia aurea
4-7 utricularia exoleta
Would you please let me where you took these pictures from?

It had floaters followed with flowers which were above the surface of water. 1-4 Utricularia spp. Unfortunately these variety of plants aren’t existing anymore. Those photographs were taken four years back in one of the lakes of Bangalore!


I have never heard of Utricularia having floaters??
Is it possible that these are two different plants?


I think … was referring the Bladders as floaters.


No there are white things attached with the stem below flower twigs if you see.


But I think these floats are a part of many species of Utricularia, to make inflorescence to remain emerged.
http://www.jstor.org/pss/2483443


Thank you sir for the clarification.

Please find attached the full paper


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utricularia5.JPG, utricularia6.JPG and utricularia7.JPG = U. exoleta


1-4 Utricularia stellaris L.f.
5-7 U. gibba L. (=U. exoleta R. Br.)


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Hooghly – Aquatic – Utricularia stellaris L.f. : Attachments (4). 3 posts by 2 authors.

As per “Bengal Plants” –
  • flowers yellow,; peduncles bearing a whorl of vesicles ………. stellaris
  • flowers yellow; peduncles without vesicles ……… flexuosa
Thank you,

 

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Utricularia stellaris L.f. from Hooghly:

The book “Plant Groups” mentions two common floating herbs, Utricularia stellaris L. and Utricularia flexuosa Vahl. Failed to find much info on these two species. A post tells me that this plant might be the U. stellarishttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/indiantreepix/-g_Nhjwqf5k/discussion.
Species : Utricularia stellaris L.f. ?
Habit & Habitat : aquatic herb in a pond
Date : 16/10/12, 10.30 a.m.
Place : Garalgacha (Hooghly)
Links visited :-

This looks like Ceratophyllum submersum to me. Please check.


Thank you for the probable ID.
I was confused yesterday when i tried to ID this pant. Internet gave me images of Utricularia aurea Lour. (syn. U. flexuosa Vahl.) that looked very similar – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Utricularia_aurea and http://www.kinmatsu.idv.tw/plant/Asteridae/Utricularia.aurea.jpg/
Now, Ceratophyllum submersum L. also looks similar.
I am not sure of which species i should go for.



Attaching the key of Utricularia in “Bengal Plants”.


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ANDEC18 Please identify this aquatic plant : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6).
Ramadevarabetta, Karnataka
7th December 2014


Utricularia sp.


Nice catch..
Looks like some Utricularia sp… Check for Utricularia australis

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