Monographs Details: Utricularia triloba Benj.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Wet sandy savannas at low altitudes, Trinidad, Colombia, Venezuela, Suriname, British Guiana, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Alto Rio Cuyuni, 2 km S of Rio Chibau, alt 100 m, Maguire, Steyermark & Maguire 53547 (K, NY, VEN); Chimanta Massif, along Rio Tirica (Rio Aparuren) just above Techine-meru, alt 470 m, Steyermark & Wurdack 125 (NY, VEN). BRITISH GUIANA. Rupununi River, Wichabai, A.C Smith 2299 (K); Mazaruni Station, Sand with 1019 (K). BRAZIL. Amapa: Rio Matapi, Pires & Cavalcante 52117 (NY) ; Amazonas: Manaus, Ule 5186 (F), 5213 (K). COLOMBIA. Valle: Buenaventura, Lehmann 4986 (K).
Type. Brazil (south) Sellow (holotype B†)
I have not seen the type of U. triloba but it was available to Sylven and his figure shows the distinctive corolla and calyx of this species. It is not recorded by Fernandez-Perez for Colombia, the specimen cited above being misidentified by him as U. pusilla Vahl
Distribution:Venezuela South America
| Guyana South America
| Colombia South America
| Suriname South America
| Trinidad and Tobago South America
| Brazil South America
| Bolivia South America
| Paraguay South America