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Utricularia leptoplectra F.Muell.
Dragonfly Bladderwort
Found in the  Northern Territory.This species has a distinctive long nectary.

Utricularia leptoplectra Utricularia leptoplectra
 
Description:Flower Description:Flower - side view
Location:Howard Springs, Northern Territory Location:Howard Springs, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates: 1227.692S 13102.830E GPS coordinates: 1227.692S 13102.830E
Date of photo:6 June 2015 Date of photo:6 June 2015
  Field No.:3164 Field No.:3164
Utricularia leptoplectra Utricularia leptoplectra
 
Description:Flower with nectary Description:Flower in habitat
Location:Howard Springs, Northern Territory Location:Howard Springs, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates: 1227.692S 13102.830E GPS coordinates: 1227.692S 13102.830E
  Date of photo:6 June 2015 Date of photo:6 June 2015
Field No.:3164 Field No.:3164
  Utricularia leptoplectra Utricularia leptoplectra
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Howard Springs, Northern Territory Location:Howard Springs, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates: 1227.692S 13102.830E GPS coordinates: 1227.692S 13102.830E
  Date of photo:6 June 2015 Date of photo:6 June 2015
Field No.:3164 Field No.:3164
  Utricularia leptoplectra Utricularia leptoplectra
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers - note nectary
  Location:Howard Sand Plains, Northern Territory Location:Howard Sand Plains, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates: 1227.9042S 13106.4434E GPS coordinates: 1227.9042S 13106.4434E
  Date of photo:23 April 2016 Date of photo:23 April 2016
  Field No.:3953 Field No.:3953
     
  Utricularia leptoplectra Utricularia leptoplectra
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers in habitat
  Location:Howard Sand Plains, Northern Territory Location:Howard Sand Plains, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates: 1227.9042S 13106.4434E GPS coordinates: 1227.9042S 13106.4434E
  Date of photo:23 April 2016 Date of photo:23 April 2016
  Field No.:3953 Field No.:3953
     
  Utricularia leptoplectra Utricularia leptoplectra
 
  Description:Flower - yellow underside Description:Flower - yellow underside
  Location:Gunn Point Road, Northern Territory Location:Gunn Point Road, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates: 1226.9946S 13105.4510E GPS coordinates: 1226.9946S 13105.4510E
  Date of photo:26 May 2018 Date of photo:26 May 2018
  Field No.:6592 Field No.:6592

 

References (accessed 18 June 2018):

Taylor P, (1989) The Genus Utricularia - a Taxonomic monograph,The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 553-555

Lowrie, A. (2013),Carnivorous Plants of Australia Magnum Opus 3, Redfern Natural History Productions


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Utricularia leptoplectra