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|Family: Lentibulariaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb [(annual)] of moist habitats; carnivorous by sticky or slimy leaves. Stem: caudex. 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. Fruit: 2-valved.
Species In Genus: +- 92 species: America, Europe, Mediterranean. Etymology: (Latin: +- fat, from leaf surface)
eFlora Treatment Author: Barry A. Rice
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lentibulariaceae
Next taxon: Pinguicula macroceras
Citation for this treatment: Barry A. Rice 2016. Pinguicula, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10568, accessed on April 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 29, 2016.