Monographs Details: Utricularia benjaminiana Oliv.
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 - Floating in lowland rivers, British & French Guiana, Suriname and throughout tropical Africa and in Madagascar. BRITISH GUIANA. Pome-roon District, Moruka River, De La Cruz 4514 (K, NY, YEN) ; Rupununi River, St. Ignatius, Harrison 1308 (K). FRENCH GUIANA. Melinon s.n. (P); Sagot & Leprieur s.n. (P).A widespread species but with an apparently restricted distribution in America.

Discussion:

Akentra inflata Benj., Linnaea 20: 319. 1847. Type. Suriname, Hostmann So (K, P). Utricularia inflata (Benj.) Miq., Stirp. Surin. 113. 1850, non Walter, 1788. For full synonymy see P. Taylor (Kew Bull. 18: 179. 1964).

Type. Suriname, Hostmann 85 (holotype K).

Distribution:Guyana South America| French Guiana South America| Suriname South America| Madagascar Africa|