Cryptantha pterocarya

Cryptantha pterocarya (Torrey) Greene
var. pterocarya

Pittonia 1: 120. 1887

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Pronunciation/Pronunciación:
Cryp-tán-tha  pte-ro-cár-ya  var. pterocarya
Etymology/Etimología:
"wing nut," after the winged nutlet
Synonyms/Sinónimos:
Homotypic Synonyms:
   
Eritrichium pterocaryum
Torrey.  Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound., Bot. [Emory] 142. 1859. (Basionym)
   Krynitzia pterocarya (Torrey) A. Gray. Proc. Amer.  Acad. Arts 20: 276. 1885.
Heterotypic Synonyms:
   
Eritrichium pterocaryum
Torrey var. pectinatum A. Gray.  Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 10: 61. 1874.
      Holotype:
Parry 168-169, 1874 (NY01111827)
   Krynitzia pterocarya (Torrey) A. Gray var. pectinata (A. Gray) A. Gray  Proc. Am. Acad. 20: 276. 1885.
   Cryptantha pectocarya Frye & Rigg.  Northwest Fl. 328. 1912.
   Cryptantha pterocarya (Torrey) Greene var. pectinata Brand.  Pflanzenr. (Engler) [Heft 97] 4, Fam. 252: 55. 1931.
Type/Tipo:

Wright 1570, 1859 (NY335255).
      Wilkes Expedition 1047, s.d. 1859. Wallah Wallah, Washington. Hills and rocky places near El Paso, etc.; Bigelow.
      Approximate locality of type collection: 46.07 N 118.3 W


Johnston 1925 Description, p. 51

Description in The Jepson eFlora


Distribution:
Mabry_etal2016-Cryptantha_pterocarya-Boraginac-Fig11 map
Map from Mabry et al. 2016. Fig. 12A.



Key to forms of Cryptantha pterocarya var. pterocarya
After: Mabry, M. E., R. A. Dowdy, L. M. Simpson, J. P. Rebman, and M. G. Simpson. 2016. Taxonomy of the winged popcorn flower: Cryptantha pterocarya (Boraginaceae). Phytotaxa 253: 97-130.

   Nutlets heteromorphic with one nutlet unwinged .......................................................................................... C. pterocarya forma pterocarya
  Nutlets homomorphic with all four nutlets winged .............................................................................. C. pterocarya forma pseudocycloptera



Specimens Illustrated:

HOLOTYPE


Winged Nutlet, dorsal view

Winged Nutlet, ventral view

Winged Nutlet, side view

Unwinged Nutlet, dorsal view

Unwinged Nutlet, ventral view

Unwinged Nutlet, side view
 
Nutlets + Calyx
 
Nutlets + Calyx
 
Nutlets + Calyx

Nutlets + Calyx

Nutlets + Calyx

HOLOTYPE
Cryptantha pterocarya var. pterocarya(NY 335248)
Wilkes Expedition 1047 (1859)
Wallah Wallah, Washington.
Approximate locality of type collection: 46.07 N 118.3 W


Specimens:
SBBG 063702B


SD 42411


SD 132090


A.H. Gallup 190, 2 May 1948 (SDSU 5500)
Locality: San Bernardino Co., CA, USA





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