Brassicaceae_Raphanorhyncha crassa

To see in high resolution, click the image (once) to be redirected to the Duke Herbarium flickr page. 

Click the flickr image (once) to see image size options available (in upper right corner of that page).

Family Brassicaceae
Basionym Raphanorhyncha crassa Rollins
Original Identification Nerisyrenia
Current Taxon Raphanorhyncha crassa Rollins
Protologue Citation Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University 206: 10. 1976.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 310229
Primary Collector M. C. Johnston
Collector Number 10536
Collection Date 2 Apr 1973
Country Mexico
Province/State Chihuahau
Plant Location Notes 25.5 km. N. of the Camargo-Jiemenez hiway on the road to La Perla; and 11.5 km. S. of Restaurante El Herradero. 27°48' N 104°51'30" W. Alt. 1250 m. Badly overgrazed tobosa flat (zacatonal). Alluvial flat (Bajio El Gringo). Fine-textured alluvium. 
Plant Description Notes Locally abundant herb to 1 m. Herbage very fleshy and glaucous; fruit long tapering; flowers with heavy fragrance. 
DUKE Barcode  
Broad geographical location North America
  • background