Cryptantha muricata var. muricata

Cryptantha muricata (Hooker & Arnott) A.Nelson & J.F.Macbride
var. muricata

Botanical Gazette 61: 42 (1916)

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Cryp-tán-tha  mu-ri-cà-ta  var.  mu-ri-cà-ta
"muricate," with coarse, radially elongate, rounded protuberances, longer than wide
Homotypic Synonyms:
Myosotis muricata Hooker & Arnott, The Botany of Captain Beechey’s Voyage: 369 (1840) (Basionym)
Eritrichium muriculatum A.DC., Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis ... (DC.) 10: 132 (1846)
      [non E. muricatum (Ruiz & Pavon) DC. = Allocarya muricata (Ruiz & Pavon) Reiche = Plagiobothrys muricatus (Ruiz & Pavon) I.M.Johnston]
Krynitzkia muriculata (A.DC.) A.Gray, nom. illegit., Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts Sci. 20: 273 (1885)
Cryptantha muriculata (A.DC.) Greene, nom. illegit., Pittonia 1: 113 (1887)
Cryptantha muricata var. genuina I.M.Johnston, Contr. Gray Herb. 74: 70 (1925)
Heterotypic Synonyms:
Cryptantha horridula Greene, Pittonia 5: 55 (1902)
      Type: E. L. Greene s.n., 30 June 1889, USA: California, Summit (of the dividing ridge) between San Bernardino (Valley) and Mojave Desert
      Holotype: NDG01518=NDG40256, Isotype: GH00096047
Curran s.n., 1885, USA, California, Monterey County, Salinas Valley NDG40257=NDG00096047
Cryptantha muriculata (A.DC.) Greene var. montana A.Nelson, Erythea 7: 69 (1899), nom. illegit.
      Type: A. Nelson 4683, 13 June 1898, USA: Wyoming, Sweetwater, Granger County, Holotype: RM0001562; Isotypes: GH00096062, US00335181

D. Douglas, s.n., United States: California. Holotype: GH00097575

Treatment from Johnston 1925: 70-72

Description in The Jepson eFlora

Cryptantha_muricata_v_m-GBIF map
Left: Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF).
Right: CCH2. Click to see current herbarium records.

Myosotis muricata = Cryptantha muricata var. muricata
D. Douglas, s.n., United States: California (GH00097575)
Courtesy of the Havard University Herbaria
[NOTE: Specimen too immature to have nutlets.]

SDSU19185 specimen
Cryptantha_MGS3034-SDSU19185 field photo1 Cryptantha_MGS3034-SDSU19185 field photo2
C_muricata_v_m-SDSU19185 nutlet dorsal view C_muricata_v_m-SDSU19185 nutlet ventral view C_muricata_v_m-SDSU19185 nutlet lateral view
Cryptantha muricata var. muricata
M. G. Simpson 3034, 3 June 2008 (SDSU19185)
USA: California, Monterey County, 35.99914, -121.46903, elevation 573 meters

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