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Annual, perennial herb, carnivorous, of moist or aquatic habitats.
Stem: caudex or stolon, then often with thread-like branches.
Leaf: simple, in rosette, or simple or dissected, emerging from caudex or stolon, with minute, carnivorous bladders ± throughout.
Inflorescence: raceme or 1-flowered, scapose.
Flower: bisexual; calyx lips 2, upper 3-lobed, lower 2-lobed, or lips unlobed; corolla 2-lipped, spurred at base, lower lip flat or arched upward, blocking throat or not; stamens 2, epipetalous; ovary superior, chamber 1, placenta generally free-central; stigma unequally 2-lobed, ± sessile.
Fruit: capsule, round, 2-valved, circumscissile, or irregularly dehiscent.
Seed: generally many, small.
3 genera, 330 species: worldwide, especially tropics. [Rice 2006 Growing Carnivorous Plants. Timber Press] —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Key to Lentibulariaceae
Perennial [( annual)] of moist habitats; carnivorous by sticky or slimy leaves.
Leaf: simple, in rosette, fleshy; margins entire, incurving over trapped prey or not; adaxially with stalked glands that capture small organisms, sessile glands that digest them.
Inflorescence: 1-flowered [rarely 2-flowered]; scape succulent, glandular, bracts 0.
Flower: calyx upper lip 3-lobed, lower lip 2-lobed; corolla lower lip often hairy, generally not blocking throat.
± 92 species: Am, Eur, Medit. (Latin: ± fat, from leaf surface)
Leaf: 2–5 cm, elliptic to ovate, green to dark brown.
Inflorescence: 1–5 per rosette, 1–2 dm.
Flower: corolla (including spur) 13–21 mm, 5-lobed, (pale) blue-violet, center of lower lip white; lobes obovate, throat hairy, spur 6–9 mm.
2n=64. Moist slopes, cliffs, serpentine banks; < 1830 m. n Klamath Ranges (Del Norte, Siskiyou cos.);
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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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