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

Pronunciation:
Cryp-tán-tha  u-tah-én-sis
Etymology:
"of or from Utah"
Synonyms:





Homotypic:
   Krynitzkia utahensis A.Gray. Syn. Fl. N. Amer., ed. 2. 2(1): 427. 1886. (Basionym)
Heterotypic:
   Eritrichium holopterum A. Gray var. submolle A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. 13: 374. 1878
   Cryptantha submollis (A. Gray) Coville, Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 4: 166. 1893
   Cryptantha mirabunda Brand, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 24: 57. 1927
Type:

E. Palmer 352. 1877. USA: Utah (s.), St. George. Holotype: GH 00449027. Isotypes: NY 00335237, US 00118519=46697
   Possible Paratype: M. E. Jones s.n. USA: Arizona, Yucca. (GH 97689, RSA 0001830)

Palmer specimen cited as intermediate between Krynitzkia holoptera and K. oxygona in Gray 1885. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts 20: 276.

Key to Cryptantha of California (Kelley et al. 2012. The Jepson eFlora)

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

Distribution:
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 6 Jan 2015.

Specimens Illustrated:

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HOLOTYPE
(GH 00449027)

ISOTYPE
(US 46697, barcode 00118519)

ISOTYPE
(NY 00335237)
Cryptantha utahensis
E. Palmer 352. 1877. USA: Utah (s.), St. George.
Approximate locality of type collection: 37.07 -113.57



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Herbarium specimen

Nutlet-Ventral View

Nutlet + Calyx

Nutlet, dorsal view

Nutlet, ventral view

Nutlet, side view
POSSIBLE PARATYPE
Cryptantha utahensis (GH 00097689)
M. E. Jones s.n., Yucca, Arizona, USA
Approximate locality of type collection: 34.873 N  114.150 W

POSSIBLE ISOPARATYPE
Cryptantha utahensis (RSA 0001830)
M. E. Jones 3910, 15 May 1884, Yucca, Arizona, USA
Approximate locality of type collection: 34.873 N  114.150 W


Cryptantha utahensis
K.E. Hasenstab 53, 1 Apr 2008 (SDSU 18688)
33.74094 -115.81092