Utricularia sect. Avesicarioides

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Utricularia sect. Avesicarioides
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lentibulariaceae
Genus: Utricularia
Subgenus: Utricularia subg. Bivalvaria
Section: Utricularia sect. Avesicarioides
Type species
U. rigida

Utricularia sect. Avesicarioides is a section in the genus Utricularia. The two species in this section are small rheophytic carnivorous plants native to western Africa. Sadashi Komiya originally described and published this section in his 1973 taxonomic treatment of the genus. Peter Taylor revised and refined the section in his 1989 monograph on the genus.[1]

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  1. ^ Taylor, Peter. (1989). The genus Utricularia - a taxonomic monograph. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XIV: London.