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Cryptantha  Lehm. ex G. Don
Taxonomic Serial No.: 31765

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderBoraginales   
                            FamilyBoraginaceae  – borage, bourraches  
                               GenusCryptantha Lehm. ex G. Don  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Cryptantha abata I.M. Johnst. – abata cryptantha, dent-nut catseye, dentnut cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha affinis (A. Gray) Greene – common cryptantha, quill cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha albida (Kunth) I.M. Johnst. – New Mexico catseye, New Mexico cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha ambigua (A. Gray) Greene – Wilkes cryptantha, Wickes cryptantha, basin cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha angustifolia (Torr.) Greene – bristlelobe cryptantha, narrowleaf pick-me-not, Panamint catseye, Panamint cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha aperta (Eastw.) Payson – Grand Junction cryptantha, Grand Junction catseye 
                                  Species Cryptantha atwoodii Higgins – Atwood's catseye, Atwood's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha bakeri (Greene) Payson – Baker's catseye, Baker's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha barbigera (A. Gray) Greene – bearded catseye, bearded cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha barnebyi I.M. Johnst. – oilshale cryptantha, Barneby catseye 
                                  Species Cryptantha breviflora (Osterh.) Payson – Uinta basin cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha caespitosa (A. Nelson) Payson – tufted cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha cana (A. Nelson) Payson – mountain cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha capitata (Eastw.) I.M. Johnst. – capitate catseye, capitate cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha celosioides (Eastw.) Payson – minerscandle, buttecandle 
                                  Species Cryptantha cinerea (Greene) Cronquist – bownut cryptantha, James' catseye, James' cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha circumscissa (Hook. & Arn.) I.M. Johnst. – cushion catseye, matted cryptantha, cushion cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha clevelandii Greene – Cleveland's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha clokeyi I.M. Johnst. – Clokey's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha compacta Higgins – compact cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha confertiflora (Greene) Payson – basin yellow catseye, roundleaf cryptantha, basin yellow cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha corollata (I.M. Johnst.) I.M. Johnst. – coast range cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha costata Brandegee – ribbed catseye, ribbed cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha crassipes I.M. Johnst. – Terlingua Creek catseye, Terlingua Creek cryptantha, Terlingua Creek cat's-eye 
                                  Species Cryptantha crassisepala (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene – deertongue, thick-sepal catseye, thicksepal cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha creutzfeldtii S.L. Welsh – Creutzfeldt's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha crinita Greene – Sacramento cryptantha, silky cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha crymophila I.M. Johnst. – subalpine cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha decipiens (M.E. Jones) A. Heller – gravel-bar catseye, gravel cryptantha, gravelbar cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha dumetorum (Greene ex A. Gray) Greene – bush-loving catseye, bushloving cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha echinella Greene – hedgehog cryptantha, prickly cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha elata (Eastw.) Payson – cliffdweller's cryptantha, Cliffdweller's candlestick catseye 
                                  Species Cryptantha excavata Brandegee – deepscar cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha fendleri (A. Gray) Greene – Fendler's cryptantha, sanddune catseye, sanddune cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha flaccida (Douglas ex Lehm.) Greene – weakstem cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha flava (A. Nelson) Payson – plateau yellow catseye, Brenda's yellow catseye, Brenda's yellow cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha flavoculata (A. Nelson) Payson – rough-seed catseye, roughseed catseye, roughseed cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha fulvocanescens (S. Watson) Payson – tawny catseye, tawny cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha ganderi I.M. Johnst. – Gander's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha glomeriflora Greene – Truckee cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha gracilis Osterh. – narrowstem pick-me-not, narrowstem catseye, narrowstem cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha grahamii I.M. Johnst. – fragrant cryptantha, Graham catseye 
                                  Species Cryptantha gypsophila Reveal & C.R. Broome – Gypsum Valley cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha hispidula Greene ex Brand – Napa cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha hoffmannii I.M. Johnst. – Hoffmann's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha holoptera (A. Gray) J.F. Macbr. – winged catseye, winged cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha hooveri I.M. Johnst. – Hoover's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha humilis (A. Gray) Payson – round-spike catseye, roundspike cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha incana Greene – Tulare cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha insolita (J.F. Macbr.) Payson – Las Vegas cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha intermedia (A. Gray) Greene – Clearwater catseye, common cryptantha, Clearwater cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha interrupta (Greene) Payson – Elko cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha johnstonii Higgins – Johnston's cryptantha, Johnston catseye 
                                  Species Cryptantha jonesiana (Payson) Payson – Jones catseye, San Rafael cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha kelseyana Greene – Kelsey's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha leiocarpa (Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Greene – coastal cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha leucophaea (Douglas ex Lehm.) Payson – gray cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha longiflora (A. Nelson) Payson – longflower cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha mariposae I.M. Johnst. – Mariposa cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha maritima (Greene) Greene – Guadalupe catseye, Guadalupe cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha mensana (M.E. Jones) Payson – southwestern cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha mexicana (Brandegee) I.M. Johnst. – Mexican catseye, Mexican cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha micrantha (Torr.) I.M. Johnst. – purpleroot pick-me-not, redroot catseye, redroot cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha micromeres (A. Gray) Greene – pygmyflower cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha microstachys (Greene ex A. Gray) Greene – Tejon cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha milo-bakeri I.M. Johnst. – Milo Baker's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha minima Rydb. – small cryptantha, little catseye, little cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha mirabunda Brand – wonderful catseye, wonderful cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha mohavensis (Greene) Greene – Mojave cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha muricata (Hook. & Arn.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. – pointed catseye, prickly cryptantha, pointed cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha nemaclada Greene – Colusa cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha nevadensis A. Nelson & Kennedy – Nevada catseye, Nevada cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha nubigena (Greene) Payson – Sierra cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha oblata (M.E. Jones) Payson – rough catseye, rough cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha ochroleuca Higgins – yellowwhite cryptantha, yellow-white catseye 
                                  Species Cryptantha osterhoutii (Payson) Payson – Osterhout's catseye, Osterhout's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha oxygona (A. Gray) Greene – sharpseed cryptantha, sharpnut cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha palmeri (A. Gray) Payson – Palmer's catseye, Palmer's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha paradoxa (A. Nelson) Payson – handsome catseye, handsome cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha paysonii (J.F. Macbr.) I.M. Johnst. – Payson's catseye, Payson's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha propria (A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.) Payson – Malheur cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene – winged pick-me-not, wingnut catseye, wingnut cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha pusilla (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene – low catseye, low cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha racemosa (S. Watson) Greene – forget-me-not cryptantha, brushy cryptantha, bushy cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha rattanii Greene – Rattan's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha recurvata Coville – curvednut cryptantha, curvenut catseye, curvenut cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha rollinsii I.M. Johnst. – Rollins' cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha roosiorum Munz – bristlecone cryptantha, bristlecone catseye 
                                  Species Cryptantha rugulosa (Payson) Payson – wrinkled cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha salmonensis (A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.) Payson – Salmon River cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha scoparia A. Nelson – desert cryptantha, Pinyon Desert cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha semiglabra Barneby – smooth catseye, smooth cryptantha, Pipe Springs cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha sericea (A. Gray) Payson – silky cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha setosissima (A. Gray) Payson – bristly catseye, bristly cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha shackletteana Higgins – Shacklette's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha similis Mathew & P.H. Raven – desert cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha simulans Greene – pine cryptantha, pinewoods cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha sobolifera Payson – Waterton Lakes cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha sparsiflora (Greene) Greene – slender cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha spiculifera (Piper) Payson – Snake River cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha stricta (Osterh.) Payson – Yampa River cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha subcapitata Dorn & Lichvar – Wallowa cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha tenuis (Eastw.) Payson – canyon catseye, canyon cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha texana (A. DC.) Greene – pick me nots 
                                  Species Cryptantha thompsonii I.M. Johnst. – Thompson's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha thyrsiflora (Greene) Payson – calcareous catseye, calcareous cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha torreyana (A. Gray) Greene – Torrey's cat's-eye, Torrey's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha traskiae I.M. Johnst. – Trask's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha tumulosa (Payson) Payson – Mojave cryptantha, New York Mountain cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha utahensis (A. Gray) Greene – scented catseye, Utah cryptantha, scented cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha virgata (Porter) Payson – miner's candle 
                                  Species Cryptantha virginensis (M.E. Jones) Payson – Virgin River catseye, Virgin Valley cryptantha, Virgin River cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha watsonii (A. Gray) Greene – Watson's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha weberi I.M. Johnst. – Weber's catseye, Weber's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha welshii Thorne & Higgins – White River cryptantha, Welsh's cryptantha 
                                  Species Cryptantha wetherillii (Eastw.) Payson – Wetherill's cryptantha 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Christian Feuillet  
  Notes: Associate Research Botanist, National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA   
  Reference for: Cryptantha    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Boraginaceae and Hydroleaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Cryptantha   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cryptantha   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Cryptantha   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Cryptantha   
       
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