Eremocarya lepida

Eremocarya lepida (A. Gray) Greene
Pittonia 1: 59. 1887

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E-re-mo-cár-ya lé-pi-da
"elegant, graceful"

Eritrichium micranthum Torrey var. lepidum A. Gray, Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 2(1): 193. 1878
Homotypic synonyms:
Krynitzkia micrantha (Torrey) A. Gray var. lepida A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 275. 1885
    Eremocarya micrantha (Torrey) Greene var. lepida (A. Gray) J. F. Macbride, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 51: 545. 1916
    Cryptantha micrantha (Torrey) I. M. Johnst. var. lepida (A. Gray) I. M. Johnston, Contr. Gray Herb. 68: 57. 1923
    Cryptantha micrantha (Torrey) I. M. Johnst. subsp. lepida (A. Gray) K. Matthew & P. H. Raven, Madroño 16: 170. 1962
Heterotypic synonym:
    Eremocarya abramsiana Brand, Pflanzenr. (Engler) [Heft 97] 4, Fam. 252: 77. 1931

D. Cleveland s.n., USA: California, San Diego Co., San Diego
Holotype: GH 00097023

Diagnostic Features:
Plant an annual, about as broad as tall; roots reddish; flowers bracteate; calyx aposepalous; corolla relatively broad, limb 1.5-4 mm wide, appendages conspicuous, yellow,
each with basal cluster of pendant, ellipsoid bodies; fornicular bodies present; nutlets lance-ovate, acuminate, 1.3-1.4 mm tall.

D. Cleveland s.n., USA: California, San Diego Co., San Diego
Holotype: GH 00097023

Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2012. North American Plant Atlas (
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 KEY: Dark green=present in state; Light green=present in county, not rare; Yellow=present in county and rare; Orange=extirpated (historic).
Accessed 7 Dec 2012



SD 6776

F.F. Gander 5123, 15 Apr 1938, SDSU 5412

M.G. Simpson 2369, 27 Apr 2003, SDSU 17281

M.G. Simpson 8VI94J, 8 Jun 1994, SDSU 5431

M.G. Simpson 2816, 11 May 2007, SDSU 17572

UC 218109