Cryptantha flaccida (Lehmann) Greene
Pittonia 1: 115. 1887


[Cryptantha s.s. HOME]

Pronunciation:
Cryp-tán-tha flác-ci-da
Etymology:
"flaccid, soft"
Synonyms:








Basionym: Myosotis flaccida Douglas ex Lehmann, Nov. Stirp. Pug. [Lehmann] 2: 22. 1830
Heterotypic Synonyms:
Eritrichium oxycarpum A. Gray, Proc. Am. Acad. 10: 58. 1874
Krynitzkia oxycarpa (A. Gray) A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 269. 1885
Cryptantha multicaulis Howell, ined. (non Cryptantha multicaulis A. Nelson, Bot. Gaz. 30: 194. 1900), Fl. N.W. Amer. [Howell] 1: 487. 1901
Cryptantha howellii A. Nelson, Bot. Gaz. 34: 30. 1902
Cryptantha lyallii Brand, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 24: 57. 1927
Cryptantha flaccida Greene var. maior Brand, Pflanzenr. (Engler) [Heft 97] 4, Fam. 252: 61. 1931
Cryptantha flaccida Greene var. minor Brand, Pflanzenr. (Engler) [Heft 97] 4, Fam. 252: 61. 1931

Type:
Unknown


Distribution:
Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2012. North American Plant Atlas (http://www.bonap.org/MapSwitchboard.html).
Chapel Hill, N.C. [maps generated from Kartesz, J.T. 2010. Floristic Synthesis of North America, Version 1.0. Biota of North America Program (BONAP). (in press)].
COLOR KE
Y: Dark green=present in state; Light green=present in county, not rare. Accessed 5 Jan 2013.


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Cryptantha flaccida
(SDSU 17311)
Nutlet, dorsal view
Scale bar = 1 mm


Cryptantha flaccida
(SDSU 17311)
Nutlet, ventral view
Scale bar = 1 mm


Cryptantha flaccida (SDSU 17311)
Nutlet, side view
Scale bar = 1 mm