Cryptantha decipiens

Cryptantha decipiens (M.E.Jones) A.Heller

Muhlenbergia 8: 48 (1912)

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Cryp-tán-tha  de-cí-pi-ens
"deceptive," in some sense not what it appears to be, perhaps in reference to this statement in the protologue, Jones 1910:
      "This seems to be intermediate between dumetorum [Cryptantha dumetorum] and angustifolia [Johnstonella angustifolia],
      and closely approaches intermedia [Cryptantha intermedia]."
Homotypic Synonyms:
   Krynitzkia decipiens M.E.Jones, Contr. W. Bot. 13: 6. 1910

M. E. Jones s.n., 14 May 1884, USA: Arizona, Mohave County, Yucca, RSA0001769 (Holotype)
   Paratypes: RSA0001768, RSA0001770, RSA0001771

Johnston 1925 Description, p. 61

Description in The Jepson eFlora

Phylogenetic Relationships:
Cladograms from: Top, Simpson et al. 2017:1411, cpDNA results; Bottom, Mabry and Simpson 2018:63, concatenated results.
In all these results, Cryptantha decipiens is sister to C. aff. wigginsii [=C. catalinensis], these part of a well-supported clade with C. affinis, C. clevelandii, and C. corollata,
and these all sister to C. microstachys.

LEFT: Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2015. COLOR KEY: Dark green =present in state; Light Green=present in state, not rare; Yellow=present in county and rare.
RIGHT: CCH2, accessed 4 Mar 2021; click to see current georeferenced records.

M. E. Jones s.n., 14 May 1884, (RSA0001769)

Cryptantha decipiens
M. G. Simpson 3123 (SDSU19602); Locality: 32.867 -116.237

Cryptantha decipiens
M. G. Simpson 2940, 1 April 2008 (SDSU18645)
United States, California, Riverside Co., Joshua Tree National Park, 33.73399 -115.79903, 1027 meters elevation.

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