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Utricularia quinquedentata F.Muell. ex P.Taylor
These tiny white flowers are common in North Queensland.The  tiny flowers are 1.5 - 2 mm wide but are very beautiful when viewed under magnification.
They grow with  other Utricularia and Drosera species.The voucher specimen featured below  is stored at the Australian Tropical Herbarium, Cairns.


  Utricularia quinquedentata Utricularia quinquedentata
     
Description:Flowers Description:Flower
Location:Top Nettle Rd, North Queensland Location:Top Nettle Rd, North Queensland
GPS coordinates: 1729.651S 14513.775E GPS coordinates: 1729.651S 14513.775E
Date of photo: 13 May 2012 Date of photo: 13 May 2012
  Field No.:1045 voucher specimen Field No.:1045 voucher specimen
 
  Utricularia quinquedentata Utricularia quinquedentata
 
Description:Flower (1.5 - 2 mm) Description:Flower (1.5 - 2 mm)
Location:Eliot Falls, Cape York, North Queensland Location:Granite Gorge Rd via Mareeba, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:11°23.240S 142°24.863E GPS coordinates:17°03.211S 145°21.709E
Date of photo:12 April 2013 Date of photo:3 April 2011
Field No.:2173 Field No.:835
     
  Utricularia quinquedentata Utricularia quinquedentata
 
  Description:Flower (1.5 - 2 mm) with Drosera sp Description:Flower with Drosera sp
  Location:Twin Falls, Cape York, North Queensland Location:Twin Falls, Cape York, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:11°23.266S 142°24.803E GPS coordinates:11°23.240S 142°24.863E
Date of photo:16 July  2010 Date of photo:7 June 2013
  Field No.:731 Field No.:2141

 

References (accessed 23 October 2017):

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

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Utricularia quinquedentata