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

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.


Holotype Specimen:
F. V. Coville 713 (Death Valley Exped.), 21 Apr 1891, USA: California, Inyo County, Surprise Canyon, Panamints Mountains
HOLOTYPE: US 00118511



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


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

Note incurved nutlet


Cryptantha recurvata (RSA 370268)
J.D. Morefield 3245, 12 Mar 1986
Note recruved fruit