Monographs Details: Utricularia chiribiquetensis A.Fernández
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Lentibulariaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Moist savannas up to alt 1800 m, Colombia and Venezuela. VENEZUELA. Amazonas: vicinity of Sanariapo, alt 100 m, Steyermark 58464 (VEN); Rio Atabapo, scrub savanna on Laja, 4 hr below Yavita, Rio Temi, Maguire 29333 (K, NY); Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), Campo Grande, alt 1500 m, Maguire & Politi. 27589 (K, NY), 27593 (K, NY); Cerro Guaviarito, Rio Mana-piare, Rio Ventuari, summit of Cerro Guanay, alt 1800 m, Maguire, Phelps, Hitchcock & Budowski 31719 (K, NY) ; Yapacana savannas, NW base of Cerro Yapacana, alt 125 m, Maguire, Wurdack & Keith 41532 (K, NY).

Discussion:

Utricularia laxa Steyermark, Fieldiana Bot. 28: 1095. 1957, non St. Hil.

Type. Colombia, Vaupes, cerro de Chiribiquete, Schultes 5617 (holotype COL, isotype US, fragment K).

The spur on the type specimen of this species is about 1½ times as long as the lower lip of the corolla but in the specimens cited it is sometimes no more than half as long. The last cited specimen has the corolla about 1½ times as large as that of the type.

Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America|