Check List 13(3): e19741, doi: 10.15560/13.3.2139
Utricularia breviscapa C. Wright ex Griseb. (Lentibulariaceae) documented for the first time in Suriname
expand article infoSabitrie Jairam-Doerga
‡ Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Suriname
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The submerged aquatic carnivorous plant Utricularia breviscapa is noted in Para District, 40 km south from Paramaribo, Suriname. This species was found in a swamp with predominantly Eleocharis sp. Utricularia breviscapa was already documented from Guyana and French Guiana, and the new record is the first from Suriname and provides more information on the distribution of this species. A range extension of 354 km from the nearest previously known occurrence is noted for U. breviscapa.
aquatic macrophytes; new country record; carnivorous plants; bladderwort family