Cryptantha recurvata Coville
Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 4: 167. 1895

[Cryptantha s.s. HOME]

Pronunciation:
Cryp-tán-tha  re-cur-và-ta
Etymology:
"curved backward," in reference to the calyx orientation
Synonym(s):
None
Type:


F. V. Coville 713 (Death Valley Exped.), 21 Apr 1891, USA: California, Inyo County, Surprise Canyon, Panamints Mountains
HOLOTYPE: US 00118511
ISOTYPE(S): GH 00096076, NY 00335187

Treatment from Johnston 1925

Distribution of Cryptantha recurvata
Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2012. North American Plant Atlas (http://www.bonap.org/MapSwitchboard.html).
Chapel Hill, N.C. [maps generated from Kartesz, J.T. 2010. Floristic Synthesis of North America, Version 1.0. Biota of North America Program (BONAP). (in press)].
COLOR KE
Y: Dark green=present in state; Light green=present in county, not rare. Accessed 26 May 2015.


Type Specimen:
HOLOTYPE: US 00118511
ISOTYPE: GH 00096076
ISOTYPE: NY 00335187
F. V. Coville 713 (Death Valley Exped.), 21 Apr 1891, USA: California, Inyo County, Surprise Canyon, Panamints Mountains
Courtesy of the National Herbarium (Smithsonian, US), Gray Herbarium (Harvard University, GH), and New York Botanical Garden (NY).


Exemplar Specimens:

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Herbarium Sheet Voucher


Nutlet, dorsal view


Nutlet, ventral view


Nutlet, side view
Cryptantha recurvata (RSA 250147)
M. DeDecker 3425, 1 May 1974
Courtesy of the herbarium of the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSA).



Cryptantha recurvata (RSA 196026)
M. DeDecker 1391, 6 May 1961

Note curved nutlet nested within recurved fruit
Courtesy of the herbarium of the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSA).



Cryptantha recurvata (RSA 370268)
J.D. Morefield 3245, 12 Mar 1986
Note recruved fruit, with stouter, hispid calyx trichomes on side facing axis (axial or adaxial side)
Courtesy of the herbarium of the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSA).