Cryptantha glomerata Lehmann ex G. Don
Gen. Hist. 4(1): 373. 1837

NOTE: Type species for the genus Cryptantha


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Distribution, from: Encyclopdia of Life, accessed 24 Nov 2013

Pronunciation:
Cryp-tán-tha  glo-me-rà-ta
Etymology:
"clustered into rounded heads"
Synonyms:

















Lithospermum clandestinum Treviranus, nomen invalidum, Index Seminum [Bologna] 1832: 2 (no. 8, adnot.). 1833 [1832-33]
Cryptantha glomerata Lehmann, nomen invalidum, Del. Sem. Hort. Hamb. 4. 1833
Cryptantha glomerata Lehmann ex Fischer & C. A. Meyer, nomen invalidum, Index Seminum [St.Petersburg (Petropolitanus)] 2. 35. 1836
Cryptantha microcarpa Fisch. & C.A.Mey., Index Seminum (LE) 2: 35. 1836
Lithospermum clandestinum Trevir. ex DC., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 10: 58, 129. 1846
Eritrichium clandestinum A.DC., Prodr. 10: 129. 1846
Eritrichium cryptanthum A.DC., Prodr. 10: 129 1846
Eritrichium clandestinum var. decumbens A.DC., Prodr. 10: 130. 1846
Eritrichium strictum Phil., Fl. Atacam. 39 1860
Eritrichium longisetum Phil., Linnaea 33: 189 1864
Krynitzkia clandestina A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 274 1885
Eritrichium diplasianthum Phil., Anales Univ. Chile 90: 530. 1895
Eritrichium foliosum Phil., Anales Univ. Chile 90: 533. 1895
Cryptantha foliosa (Phil.) Reiche, nomen invalidum [not C. foliosa (Greene) Greene, Pittonia 1: 113. 1887], Fl. Chile 5: 232. 1907
Cryptantha microcarpa var. stricta (Phil.) Reiche, Anales Univ. Chile 121: 818. 1907
Cryptantha candolleana Brand, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 20: 48 1924
Cryptantha philippiana Brand, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 20: 319 1924
Cryptantha clandestina (Trevir.) I. M. Johnston, J. Arnold Arbor. 16: 195. 1935

Type: 
Unknown

Two recognized subspecies:
subsp. glomerata
                  subsp. quadrinunculata Grau

Key (from Grau 1982)

Stengelblätter schmal eiförmig, alle Blüten mit zwei Klausen ................................................. subsp. glomerata
   (Stem leaves narrowly ovate, all flowers with two nutlets)
Stengelblätter breit eiförmig, chasmogame Blüten mit vier Klausen ......... C. glomerata subsp. quadrinunculata
   (Stem leaves broadly ovate, chasmogamous flowers with four nutlets)