Cryptantha crassisepala

Cryptantha crassisepala (Torrey & A.Gray) Greene

Pittonia 1: 112. 1887


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Pronunciation/Pronunciación:
Cryp-tán-tha  cras-si-sè-pa-la
Etymology/Etimología:
with thick sepals
Synonyms/Sinónimos:

Homotypic:
    Eritrichium crassisepalum Torrey & A.Gray (basionym), Pacific Railr. Rep. 2, Pt. 4, Bot. (Pope): 171. 1857
Heterotypic:
   Krynitzkia crassisepala (Torrey & A. Gray) A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 268. 1885
   Eritrichium crassisepalum Torrey, nomen nudum, Pacific Railr. Rep. 1, Pt. 2, Bot. (Pope): 321. 1855
   Cryptantha dicarpa A.Nelson, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 16: 30. 1903

Type/Tipo:
J. Pope s.n., USA: Texas, Pecos river, western Texas
   Holotype: NY00335228
   Isotypes: GH00106150, GH00106151


Johnston's 1925 Treatment

Johnston's 1959 Treatment

Phylogenetic Relationships:
Cladograms from: Top, Simpson et al. 2017:1411, cpDNA results; Bottom, Mabry and Simpson 2018:64, Astral results.
In both results, Cryptantha crassisepala (var. elacantha) is sister to C. minima and a member of a clade with C. kelseyana, C. fendleri, and C. recurvata.


Key to varieties (from Kelley & Simpson, in prep.):

   
   Corolla rotate, limb 3-6 mm in diameter, appendages prominent, yellow ......................................... C. crassisepala var. crassisepala

   Corolla funnelform, limb (1)1.5-2.5 mm in diameter, appendages white to pale yellow ............... C. crassisepala var. elachantha I. M. Johnston


Distribution:
 

Species Distribution (including both varieties)

Distribution of C. crassisepala var. crassisepala

Distribution of C. crassisepala var. elachantha
Top: SEINet. Click to see current herbarium records.
Bottom: Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2012. North American Plant Atlas (http://www.bonap.org/MapSwitchboard.html).
COLOR KE
Y: Dark green=present in state; Light green=present in county, not rare; Yellow=present in county, rare. Accessed 8 Jan 2013.


Holotype:


J. Pope s.n., USA: Texas, Pecos river, western Texas
   NY 00335228





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