Family Fabaceae
Basionym Brongniartia mortonii McVaugh
Original Identification Brongniartia mortonii McVaugh
Current Taxon Brongniartia mortonii McVaugh
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Flora Novo-Galiciana 5: 312-314, f. 41. 1987.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 319165
Primary Collector Rogers McVaugh
Collector Number 23039
Collection Date 16 Mar 1965
Country Mexico
Province/State Jalisco
Plant Location Notes Steep hills, mostly in sandy soil, 3-6 km. south of La Huerta, near the highway to Bahia Navidad; oak forest, or second-growth with Bursera and Ceiba; elevation 400-450 m.
Plant Description Notes Abundant in oak forest. Shrub 1-2 m. high; flowers purple; banner with green spot at base, and with dark purple lines.
Broad geographical location North America
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