Kew Bulletin

, Volume 64, Issue 1, pp 155–159 | Cite as

Utricularia rostrata (Lentibulariaceae), a new species from the Chapada Diamantina, Brazil

  • Andreas FleischmannEmail author
  • Fernando Rivadavia


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.


Brazil 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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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LMU MunichSystematic BotanyMunichGermany
  2. 2.San FranciscoUSA

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