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Small, carnivorous herbs. Lvs alternate or in rosettes, often reduced, sometimes dimorphic. Infl. bracteate, scapose, racemose or fls solitary. Fls zygomorphic, ☿. Calyx 2–5-lobed, often 2-lipped, persistent. Corolla 5-lobed, 2-lipped; upper lip entire or 2-lobed; lower lip spurred, 2–5-lobed. Stamens 2, inserted on base of corolla; anthers 1-celled; staminodes 2, vestigial. Ovary superior, 1-celled, of 2 united carpels; placentation free-central; ovules usually numerous, rarely few; stigma often sessile, 2-lobed. Fr. a capsule, with dehiscence circumscissile, by 2–4 valves, or irregular. Seeds usually numerous, non-endospermic, minute; embryo poorly differentiated.

[From: Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]

Number of species in New Zealand within Lentibulariaceae
Indigenous (Endemic)1
Indigenous (Non-endemic)2
Exotic: Fully Naturalised3
Exotic: Casual3
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