During the ongoing treatment of the Rubiaceae for the Flora of the states of Goiás and Tocantins and the Flora of the Federal District of Brazil, a new species of Chomelia (C. kirkbridei Delprete) from the Brazilian Planalto was found, and is here described and illustrated. A key to the species of Chomelia occurring in the states of Goiás and Tocantins and the Federal District of Brazil, is also included.

Guettardeae, Rubiaceae, Chomelia, Federal District, Goiás, Brazil, South America, floristics, taxonomy
Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants

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Delprete, P.G. (2008). A new species of Chomelia (Rubiaceae, Guettardeae) from the Brazilian Planalto. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 53(2), 393–398.