Cryptantha wigginsii I. M. Johnston
J. Arnold Arbor. 20: 387. 1939

[Cryptantha s.s. HOME]

Pronunciation:
Cryp-tán-tha wíg-gins-i-i
Etymology:
after Ira Wiggins, author of Flora of Baja California
Synonyms:
None known
Type:

 

I. L. Wiggins 5107, 2 Apr 1931
Holotype: GH 00096301 (see below); Isotypes: NY 00335199, RSA 0008263 (POM 261896), US 00118523
MEXICO. Baja California: Rancho Cuevas, 18 mi. south of Tia Juana, gentle slope along ocean, very rocky red-clay soil



Currently Known Distribution:
USA: Carlsbad, San Diego Co.; Murrieta, Riverside Co.; Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles Co., California.

MEXICO: nw coastal Baja California.

Currently known distribution of C. wigginsii
June 2012

See: Simpson et al.. 2013. Cryptantha wigginsii (Boraginaceae): A presumed extinct species rediscovered. Madroño 60(1): 24-34. (pdf)


Type Specimens:
Wiggins 5107, 2 April 1931 (GH 00096301)
Approximate Locality: 32.27, -117.02
HOLOTYPE



(NY 00335199)
RM 0001577)
(RSA 0008263, POM 261896)
(UC 660805)
(US 00118523)
Wiggins 5107, 2 April 1931
ISOTYPES


Additional populations-mainland California, USA:
Boyd 1979, 1 May 1986 (RSA 407732)
Locality: 33.5588, -117.1088

McConnell s.n., 7 May 2010 (SDSU 19477)
Locality: 31.173302, -117.316204, 189 ft. (58 m)

McConnell s.n., 7 May 2010 (SD 208177)
Locality: 31.173302, -117.316204, 189 ft. (58 m)

McConnell s.n., 11 Mar 2011 (SDSU 19749)
Locality: 31.173302, -117.316204, 189 ft. (58 m)

McConnell s.n., 11 March 2011 (SD 214622)
Locality: 31.173302, -117.316204, 189 ft. (58 m)

Simpson 3673, 18 Apr 2012 (SDSU 20062)
Locality: 33.17329, -117.31615

Simpson 3674, 18 Apr 2012 (SDSU 20063)
Locality: 33.15985, -117.29615

Simpson 3675, 18 Apr 2012 (SDSU 20019)
Locality: 33.13006, -117.29552

Simpson 3675, 18 Apr 2012 (SDSU 20025)
Locality: 33.13006, -117.29552



Additional specimens-Catalina Island, Los Angeles County, California, USA (arranged by date of collection):
Fosberg 4934, 21 May 1931 (POM 368370)
Locality: 33.4567, -118.5157

Thorne 35850, 5 Apr 1966 (SD 69480)
Locality (estimated): 33.38838, -118.44335

Thorne 42470, 12 Feb 1973 (RSA 353854)
Locality: 33.4458, -118.4822

Simpson 3684, 22 April 2012 (SDSU 20033)
Locality: 33.35123, -118.33192


Cryptantha aff. wigginsii
(SDSU 20031)
(SDSU 20032)

Simpson 3682, 21 April 2012
Locality: 33.45508, -118.51696

Clohessy s.n., 27 May 2012
SDSU 20082
Locality: 33.45508, -118.51696




Additional specimens-Baja California, Mexico (arranged by date of collection):
Moran 30019, 13 Mar 1982 (SD 110406)
Locality: 32.1667, -116.90, 40 m

Marsden 20III92B, 20 Mar 1992 (SDSU 5460)
Locality: 31.0479, -116.2025, 300 ft. (ca. 100 m)

Guilliams 1796, 21 Mar 2012
(SDSU 20081)
Locality: 31.14161, -116.28507