Andersonglossum

Andersonglossum Cryptantha Eremocarya Greeneocharis Harpagonella Pectocarya Plagiobothrys Simpsonanthus
Adelinia Amsinckia Amsinckiopsis Andersonglossum Cryptantha Dasynotus Eremocarya Greeneocharis Gruvelia Harpagonella Johnstonella Oncaglossum Oreocarya Pectocarya Plagiobothrys Simpsonanthus Sonnea

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Andersonglossum J.I.Cohen

Syst. Bot. 40(2): 617. 2015


Pronunciation/Pronunciación:
An-der-son-glós-sum
Etymology/Etimología:
After William R. Anderson (1942-2013) + L. glossum, tongue
Synonyms/Sinónimos:

Cynoglossum L., Sp. Pl.: 134 (1753)

Type Species/EspeciesTipo:
Andersonglossum virginianum (L.) J.I.Cohen, Syst. Bot. 40(2): 617. 2015


Distribution of Andersonglossum:
Andersonglossum distribution map
POWO. 2019. Plants of the World Online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet. http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org.
Green=native; Purple=introduced. Accessed 24 Dec 2019.


TOTAL NUMBER OF TAXA IN GENUS:
3 species / 3 minimum ranked taxa
North American only (USA and Canada)

Andersonglossum boreale (Fernald) Jim.Mejías, J.I.Cohen & Naczi
Andersonglossum occidentale (A.Gray) J.I.Cohen
Andersonglossum virginianum (L.) J.I.Cohen



Key to Species (after Jiménez-Mejías et al. 2017)

Corolla purple to red; style > 4 mm ...... Andersonglossum occidentale
Corolla blue to white; style < 3.5 mm
    Nutlets 3.5–5 mm long; calyx lobes 1.5–3 mm long (from the pedicel insertion point to the apices of the lobes); corolla 2.5–6.3(7.6) mm wide ...... Andersonglossum boreale
    Nutlets 5–8.7 mm long, calyx lobes 2–5 mm, slightly accrescent up to 6.2 mm in fruit; corolla 6–12(16) mm wide ...... Andersonglossum virginianum



CHROMOSOME NUMBERS OF AMSINCKIINAE, including Andersonglossum


LITERATURE CITED:
Cohen, J. I. 2015. Adelinia and Andersonglossum (Boraginaceae), two new genera from New World species of Cynoglossum. Systematic Botany 40: 611–619.
Jiménez-Mejías, P., J. I. Cohen, and R. F. C. Naczi. 2017. The study of online digitized specimens revalidates Andersonglossum boreale as a species different from
    A. virginianum
(Boraginaceae). Phytotaxa 295:22-34.
Love, A. & D. Love. 1982. In: A Löve (ed.), IOPB chromosome number reports LXXV. Taxon 31(2): 344–360.




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