Cryptantha muricata (Hooker & Arnott) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbride var. muricata
Botanical Gazette 61: 42. 1916.

Pronunciation:
Cryp-tán-tha  mu-ri-cà-ta  var.  mu-ri-cà-ta
Etymology:
"muricate," roughened by means of hard points or sharp projections
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 (R. & P.) DC. =Allocarya muricata (R. & P.) Reiche, Plagiobothrys muricatus (R. & P.) I. M. Johnston]
Krynitzkia muriculata (A. DC.) A. Gray, ined., Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 20: 273. 1885.
Cryptantha muriculata (A. DC.) Greene, ined., Pittonia 1: 113. 1887.
Type: 
California. D. Douglas. (Holotype: GH barcode 97575)


Specimens:


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HOLOTYPE SPECIMEN
Cryptantha muricata
var. muricata (GH 00097575)


HOLOTYPE SPECIMEN
Cryptantha muricata
var. muricata (GH 00097575)
Courtesy of the Havard University Herbaria
[NOTE: Specimen too immature to have nutlets.]