Cryptantha nevadensis var. rigida elevated to species with a new name, C. juniperensis

  title={Cryptantha nevadensis var. rigida elevated to species with a new name, C. juniperensis},
  author={Michael G. Simpson and Ronald B. Kelley},
A replacement name, Cryptantha juniperensis , nomen et status novum , is proposed for Cryptantha nevadensis A.Nelson & P.B.Kennedy var. rigida I.M.Johnston. A new name was necessary because the name C. rigida was unavailable, due to its previous use for the South American Cryptantha rigida (Phil.) Reiche. Cryptantha juniperensis is similar to what has been treated as Cryptantha nevadensis var. nevadensis , with which it shares appressed upper stem trichomes and a relatively long fruiting calyx… CONTINUE READING

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