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Carnivorous Plants in the Wilderness
by Makoto Honda


 

Carnivorous Plants Story
Picture book for a young audience / Kindle Edition

by
Makoto Honda

Copyright (c) 2013-2017 by Makoto Honda. All Rights Reserved.

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Bladderworts  (2)

GENUS Utricularia

 


Flowers of bladderwort plants. Utricularia purpurea (left) and Utricularia floridana (right), both in Florida, in May.

 


A yellow-flowered, common terrestrial bladderwort, Utricularia subulata, growing on a moist sandy soil in North Carolina, in July.

 


A terrestrial bladderwort, Utricularia subulata, growing on moist sand, in North Carolina, in July. Note that this species regularly produces spherical, closed flowers that never open but produce seeds.

 


An aquatic bladderwort, Utricularia purpurea, growing in a pond, in North Carolina, in July.

 


The deep-purple blossoms of Utricularia purpurea in the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia, in May.

 


A flower supported on a float. Utricularia radiata, in Florida, in May. Note that the lower corolla lip of the yellow flower is clearly three-lobed.

 

 
The large leaves of Utricularia reniformis (left) from Brazil, and white flowers of Utricularia alpina, also from South America.

 


The pink flowers of Utricularia longifolia, from Brazil.

 


An orchid-like flower of a terrestrial bladderwort, Utricularia longifolia.

 

 
A terrestrial bladderwort, Utricularia longifolia. Long leaves reaching 30 cm (1 foot) in length (left), and numerous underground traps.

 

 
A terrestrial bladderwort, Utricularia reticulata, the above-ground leaves (left) and underground traps.

 


A blooming terrestrial bladderwort, Utricularia striatula.

 


Leaves of a terrestrial bladderwort, Utricularia striatula.

 


Traps of a terrestrial bladderwort, Utricularia striatula.

 


Blossoming Utricularia cornuta, in northern Michigan, in mid-July.

 


One more shot of Utricularia cornuta.

 

INTRODUCTION   PITFALL TRAPS   FLYPAPER TRAPS   SNAP TRAPS   SUCTION TRAPS   VENUS FLYTRAP   SUNDEWS   PITCHER PLANTS   COBRA PLANT   BUTTERWORTS   BLADDERWORTS

 

Hope you enjoyed the book!

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