Collection Details

Species: Utricularia sp. 1

Lentibulariaceae Utricularia sp. 1
J. E. Householder , Angel Balarezo Mozambite, Javier Huinga Maceda 534

Collection Date: 23 April 2009
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 3 November 2010
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Careterra Cusco Km 37.5 - Comunidad Mercedes. Aguajal Mercedes.

DD Latitude: -12.695

DD Longitude: -69.4693

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Elevation: 200-250 m


Habitat Description: Swamp habitat dominated by Mauritia flexuosa.

Soil Description: Soils paritially decomposed organic material to mucky; always dark, deep, and acidic. Completley saturated, water flow minimal.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Flowers white, bilabiate, tiny. Protruding 1cm above water. Found with yellow utricularia in stagnant water of open boggy areas. Floating aquatic.

Habit: Aquatic , Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Mercedes

Project: Aguajal Project