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Calochortus vestae; Butterfly Mariposa Lily   

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Calochortus vestae
Calochortus vestae
Butterfly Mariposa Lily
Photographer: Kleinschmidt
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 8253 3202 3492 0113 (1999-02-24)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  1940
  • location   North America
  • family Liliaceae
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 53873
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Butterfly Mariposa Lily (CF, ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by John C Game    May 11, 2014

    Action: changed name from "Calochortus venustus" to "Calochortus vestae "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The M-shaped nectary here is typical of C. vestae. The nectary in C. venustus is more square."

    2. Reviewed by John C Game    May 11, 2014

    Action: commented on photo

    Reviewer's comments:
         "A hybrid between C. vestae and C. luteus is also a possibility given the yellow background color here."

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