Utricularia rostrata (Lentibulariaceae), a new species from the Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
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Utricularia rostrata A. Fleischm. & Rivadavia (Lentibulariaceae) is described from the Chapada Diamantina highlands in Bahia state, north-eastern Brazil. The morphological characteristics which distinguish this new species are discussed, together with its distribution and ecology.
KeywordsBrazil Chapada Diamantina Lentibulariaceae new species Utricularia
The authors would like to thank Ed Read, Vitor Miranda, and Joe Mullins for helping in the study of Utricularia rostrata in its natural habitat in 2005 and Paulo Gonella for helping with measurements from herbarium specimens.
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