Monographs Details: Genlisea filiformis A.St.-Hil.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Damp savannas, sea level up to alt 330 m, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, British Guiana, Cuba and British Honduras. BRAZIL. Para: Trom-betas, Ducke MG. 11885 (F); Salinas, Weddell 2156 (P). VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Station Elena, Tamayo 2814 (VEN). BRITISH HONDURAS. All Pines, Schipp 607 (K) (distributed with the manuscript name Utricularia pinetorum Standi, but appears to have not been published).


Genlisea luteo-viridis Wright apud Sauv., Anal. Acad. Ci. Habana 6: 314. 1869. Type. Cuba, Wright 3621 (K).

Genlisea anfractuosa Tutin, Jour. Bot. 72: 310. 1934; Fernandez-Perez, Caldasia 9(41): 74. 1964. Type. British Guiana, Kaieteur Savanna, Tulin 673 (BM, K).

Type. Brazil, Minas Gerais, St. Hilaire (holotype P).

G. filiformis is immediately distinguished from the other yellow flowered species by the thick obtuse spur coupled with a short lower corolla lip and the absence of short hairs among the long gland-tipped hairs on the inflorescence.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Brazil South America| Colombia South America| Guyana South America| Cuba South America| Honduras Central America|