Cryptantha oxygona (A. Gray) Greene
Pittonia 1: 120. 1887

Treatment from: Johnston, I. M. 1925. Cryptantha pterocarya. In: The North American species of Cryptantha. Pp. 51-54. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Pronunciation:  
Cryp-tán-tha ox-y-gò-na
Etymology:"
"hidden flower" + "with sharp angles"
Basionym:

Eritrichium oxygonum A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 19: 89. 1883. (Basionym)
Krynitzkia oxygona (A. Gray) A. Gray, Proc. Am. Acad. Arts 20: 277. 1885.
Type:
S. E. California, on hills bordering the Mohave Desert, C. B. Pringle, 19 May 1882. (Holotype: GH barcode 00097028)

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HOLOTYPE
Cryptantha oxygona (A. Gray) Greene (GH 00097028)
C. B. Pringle s.n. 19 May 1882.

Nutlet, dorsal view

Nutlet, ventral view

Nutlet, side view

Nutlets + Calyx


HOLOTYPE
Cryptantha oxygona (A. Gray) Greene (GH 00097028)
C. B. Pringle s.n. 19 May 1882.
Hills bordering the Mohave Desert.


Cryptantha oxygona (RSA 709140)


Nutlet, dorsal view
Scale bar = 1 mm


Nutlet, ventral view
Scale bar = 1 mm


Nutlet, side view
Scale bar = 1 mm


Cryptantha oxygona (RSA 709140)


Cryptantha oxygona (RSA 717219)

Nutlet, dorsal view
Scale bar = 1 mm

Nutlet, ventral view
Scale bar = 1 mm

Nutlet, side view
Scale bar = 1 mm


Herbarium Sheet


Cryptantha oxygona
(SD 138917)

4 Nutlets + Calyx

Cryptantha oxygona
(SD 138917)


Cryptantha oxygona (UC 56847)
H. M. Hall 2849, April 1902


Herbarium Sheet


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Cryptantha oxygona (UC 56847)
H. M. Hall 2849, April 1902