Cryptantha capituliflora (Clos) Reiche
Fl. Chile 5: 227. 1910


Pronunciation:
Cryp-tán-tha ca-pi-tu-li-flò-ra
Etymology:
"head-flowered"
Synonyms:



Eritrichium capituliflorum Clos, Fl. Chil. 4: 467. 1849 (Basionym)
Eritrichium cephalanthum Philippi, Anales Univ. Chile 90: 520. 1895
Cynoglossospermum capituliflorum (Clos ex Gay) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3[3]: 204. 1898
Cryptantha capituliflora var. compacta Brand, Pflanzenr. (Engler) [Heft 97] 4, Fam. 252: 38. 1931
Type: 


Gay 533, CHILE: Prov. de Coquimbo: Sur les collines des environs de los patos
Holotype: P 00606749
Isotype: P 00606750


Specimens:
Cryptantha capituliflora
Kiesling 7987


Cryptantha capituliflora
King 270,
6 Feb 1931 (LP 901263)
Locality unknown: Label reads: "Assey rare [spelling?] sur les pentes des rochers entre 2,500-3,200 meters"

Cryptantha capituliflora
MERL 11933

Cryptantha capituliflora
Gust. O. A:n Malme,
14 Feb 1903 (MO 1657457)
ARGENTINA: Province Mendoza
-32.819, -69.920, 2,820 meters


Cryptantha capituliflora
SGO 54524


Cryptantha capituliflora
Roberto Kiesling 7987,
24 Feb 1992 (SI 87778)
ARGENTINA
-30.333, -69.667, 4,680 meters




NOTE: This one has very different nutlets, appears to be misidentified:
Cryptantha capituliflora
M. T. Kalin Arroyo 991122,
11 Feb 1999 (CONC 166914)
CHILE: Región Metropolitana
-33.317, -70.283, 3,250 meters


Cryptantha capituliflora
SGO 146918