Saturday, April 23, 2016

නිල් මොණරැස්ස[Nil Monarassa] (Utricularia reticulata)

An indigenous insectivorous* terrestrial herb occurs in marshy grasslands, shallow wet soil overlying rocks, paddy fields and pond margins in the low country up to about 750 m a.s.l. Flowering from October to March and throughout the year in permanently wet habitats.

* Read  Bladderwort (Utricularia moniliformis) for more details on small protozoans and insect larva capturing traps of bladderwort flower family plants.  

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