Check List 16(3): 675-679, doi: 10.15560/16.3.675
Diodia kuntzei K. Schum (Rubiaceae, Spermacoceae): a new record for the state of Acre, Brazil
expand article infoMaria Cristina de Souza, Andrea Alejandra Cabaña Fader§, Marcos Silveira|, Marcus Vinícius Athaydes Liesenfeld
‡ Universidade Federal do Acre, Cruzeiro do Sul, Brazil§ Instituto de Botánica del Nordeste, Corrientes, Argentina| Universidade Federal do Acre, Rio Branco, Brazil
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Diodia kuntzei (Rubiaceae, Spermacoceae) is prostrate herb, rooting at the nodes, with reddish stems, multifimbriate stipules, axillary one-two-flowered inflorescences, corolla with filiform tube, and indehiscent fruit. The species is recorded for the first time for the state of Acre, where it was found in Alto Juruá region, municipality of Cruzeiro do Sul, in waterlogged habitat (07°33′32″S, 072°42′59″W). Images of the plant and comments on its habitat and distribution are provided.

Alto Juruá, flora, geographic distribution, taxonomy