Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
(DES)
Catalog #: DES00062234
Occurrence ID (GUID): 178804ba-0721-4af3-97f0-2cb883996307
Taxon: Cylindropuntia x viridiflora (Britton & Rose) Kunth
Identification Qualifier: cf
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   23561   
Date: 2008-09-18
Locality: USA, Utah, San Juan County, Along San Juan River, north side, upstream from San Juan Hill, ca 50 yards in front of River House Ruin, 12 S 616416 E, 4120616 N, NAD 27.
37.221217  -109.6885
Verbatim Coordinates: 37d 13.273m N; 109d 41.31m W; UTM: 412061661641612S
Elevation: 1287 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4224ft.
Habitat: Desert scrub, sandy, Paradox and Honaker Trail Formations, first terrace above river
Associated Species: Gutierrezia sarothrae, Allionia incarnata, Eriogonum inflatum, Artemisia, Artemisia dracunculus, Elaegnus angustifolia, Sporobolus contractus, Eurybia, Tamarix ramosissima, Ambrosia, Dalea, Oenothera pallida, Hymenopappus filifolius, Linum, Isocoma, Brickellia microphylla, Opuntia phaeacantha, O. polyacantha.
Description: Rare, one plant, ca 1 m tall, much branched, growing amongst tamarix, fruits deeply tuberculate, green becoming yellow towards top with maturity, fruits 30(l)x20(w) mm, 36x18 mm, 40x16 mm, 38x22 mm, 38x20 mm, 37x19 mm. Flowers collected 17, 21, 23 April 2009 late afternoon by Joni Ward, Andrew Salywon and Wendy Hodgson: flowers 52, 56-58, 63 mm long, 45, 48, 49, 54 mm diameter, outer perianth wine colored to pink with reddish green midstripe, inner perianth pink to wine colored with green at base and tan-pink margins, filaments chartreuse green becoming pink-magenta distally, anthers yellow, style cream-white, stigma lobes yellow, 5, 7, 8; ovary (hypanthium/pericarp) dark green, large, thick and succulent, drying quickly; fruit collected 17 April 2009, dry, tan, 30(l)x18(w) mm, 22x16 mm, appearing sterile.
Notes: sheet 1 of 6.
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Record ID: 178804ba-0721-4af3-97f0-2cb883996307
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 235612008-09-18
Catalog Number: DES00062234
GUID: 178804ba-0721-4af3-97f0-2cb883996307
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x viridiflora (Britton & Rose) Kunth


Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 235612008-09-18
Catalog Number: DES00062235
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x viridiflora (Britton & Rose) Kunth

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 235612008-09-18
Catalog Number: DES00062416
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x viridiflora (Britton & Rose) Kunth

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 235612008-09-18
Catalog Number: DES00062454
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x viridiflora (Britton & Rose) Kunth

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 235612008-09-18
Catalog Number: DES00062418
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x viridiflora (Britton & Rose) Kunth

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