Cryptantha pterocarya (Torrey) Greene var. pterocarya
Pittonia 1: 120. 1887.

Pronunciation:
Cryp-tán-tha  pte-ro-cár-ya  var. pterocarya
Etymology (varietal epithet):
"wing nut," after the winged nutlet
Synonyms:






Eritrichium pterocaryum Torrey.  Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound., Bot. [Emory] 142. 1859. (Basionym)
Eritrichium pterocaryum Torrey var. pectinatum A. Gray.  Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 10: 61. 1874.
   Holotype:
Krynitzia pterocarya (Torrey) A. Gray. Proc. Amer.  Acad. Arts 20: 276. 1885.
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.
Cryptantha pterocarya (Torrey) Greene var. stenoloba I. M. Johnston  J. Arnold Arbor. 20: 391. 1939.
Type:

Wilkes Expedition 1047, s.d. 1859. Wallah Wallah, Washington. (NY 335248)
Approximate locality of type collection: 46.07 N 118.3 W
Cited in Protologue: Hills and rocky places near El Paso, etc.; Bigelow. Wright 1570 (NY 335255).


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:
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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