Oreocarya aperta Eastwood
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 30: 241. 1903

[Cryptantha aperta (Eastwood) Payson]

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Pronunciation:
O-re-o-cár-ya  a-pér-ta
Etymology:
open, exposed, flowers opening wide
Synonym(s):
Cryptantha aperta (Eastwood) Payson, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14(3): 295. 1927
Type:


A. Eastwood s.n., U.S.A. Colorado: Mesa Co., Grand Junction, 27 Jun 1892
HOLOTYPE: CAS 884, barcode 0006968
ISOTYPE(S): GH 00097378, NY 00335618

Treatment from Higgins 1971



NOTE: Rare. Known from the type collection in 1892.


Distribution of Oreocarya aperta from type collection only, where presumed extinct (red, below)
Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2015. Taxonomic Data Center. (http://www.bonap.net/tdc).
Chapel Hill, N.C. [maps generated from Kartesz, J.T. 2015. 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).


Holotype:
Oreocarya aperta Eastwood
A. Eastwood s.n. (CAS 0006968), 27 Jun 1892
U.S.A. Colorado: Mesa Co., Grand Junction.



Isotypes:

Oreocarya aperta Eastwood
A. Eastwood s.n. (NY 00335618), 27 Jun 1892
U.S.A. Colorado: Mesa Co., Grand Junction.

Oreocarya aperta Eastwood
A. Eastwood s.n. (GH 00097378), 27 Jun 1892
U.S.A. Colorado: Mesa Co., Grand Junction.