Sonnea

Andersonglossum Cryptantha Eremocarya Greeneocharis Harpagonella Pectocarya Plagiobothrys Simpsonanthus
Adelinia Amsinckia Amsinckiopsis Andersonglossum Cryptantha Dasynotus Eremocarya Greeneocharis Gruvelia Harpagonella Johnstonella Oncaglossum Oreocarya Pectocarya Plagiobothrys Simpsonanthus Sonnea

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Sonnea Greene

Pittonia 1: 22 (1887)


Pronunciation/Pronunciación:
Són-ne-a
Etymology/Etimología:
After Charles Frederick Sonne (1845-1913), of Truckee, California
Synonyms/Sinónimos:
Plagiobothrys Fisch. & C.A.Mey., Index Seminum [St.Petersburg (Petropolitanus)] 2: 46 (printed as 21) (1836)
Type Species/EspeciesTipo:

Sonnea hispida (A. Gray) Greene, lectotype, after Guilliams et al., 2020)
      [Plagiobothrys hispidus A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 286. 1885]

Distribution of Sonnea:
Distribution map of Sonnea, from POWO Distribution map of Sonnea, from BONAP
LEFT: POWO. 2019. Plants of the World Online. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet. http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org. Green=native. Accessed 31 Dec 2019.
RIGHT: BONAP. 2019. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. http://bonap.net/tdc. Accessed 31 Dec 2019.




TOTAL NUMBER OF TAXA IN GENUS:
2 species and 2 minimally ranked taxa
All North American (USA)

Sonnea glomerata (A.Gray) Greene, Pittonia 1: 22 (1887) [Plagiobothrys glomeratus A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 286. 1885]
Sonnea hispida (A.Gray) Greene, Pittonia 1: 22 (1887) [Plagiobothrys hispidus A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 286. 1885
]


KEY TO SONNEA SPECIES:

Nutlets all four clearly separate from one another ..... Sonnea glomerata
Nutlets in two pairs, each pair coherent by their stipes, falling away together ..... Sonnea hispida




LITERATURE CITED:

Fischer, F. E. L. and C. A. Meyer. 1836. Plagiobothrys. Index Seminum [St.Petersburg (Petropolitanus)] 2: 46 (printed as 21).
Guilliams, C.M., Hasenstab-Lehman, K. & Baldwin Bruce, G. 2020. Nomenclatural changes in western North American Amsinckiinae (Boraginaceae). Novon 28: 51-59.





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