Family Asteraceae
Basionym Cirsium anartiolepis Petrak var. colimense Ownb., var. nov. ined.
Original Identification Cirsium anartiolepis Petrak var. colimense Ownb., var. nov. ined.
Current Taxon Cirsium jaliscoense Nesom
Protologue Citation ined.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 233737
Comments  
Primary Collector Rogers McVaugh
Collector Number 10122
Collection Date 20 Mar 1949
Country Mexico
Province/State Jalisco
Plant Location Notes Northwestern slopes of Nevado of Colima, near lower limit of pine-fir zone above Jazmin, near settlement of El Isote; cut-over forest areas, elevation about 2500 m. 
Plant Description Notes Abundant; "cardo santo" Giant herb, or woody at base, 3 m. high; phyllaries red (crimson)-tipped; corolla white; anthers pale yellow; style pale pink. 
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Broad geographical location North America
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