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Carlowrightia arizonica
Carlowrightia arizonica
Arizonia Wrightwort; Arizona Carlowrightia
Photographer: Robert Potts
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 9189 3301 3553 0048 (2001-02-18)

Copyright © 2001 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  May 21, 1973
  • latitude 31.72504   longitude -110.87953   max error distance 547 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks Adjusted uncertainty based upon - 1) picture taken in Santa Cruz County 2) Wilderness Boundary according to ESRI USGS Topo USA map
  • location   Madera Canyon (Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US)
  • family Acanthaceae
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 40784
  • photo category: Plant - tree/shrub

  • common names   Arizonia Wrightwort; Arizona Carlowrightia (Jepson Manual; Firefly Forest )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Patrick Alexander    Nov 19, 2006

    Action: changed name from "Unknown" to "Polygala sp. "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "I don't know the CA species..."

    2. Reviewed by Lee Dittmann    Apr 28, 2011

    Action: commented on photo

    Reviewer's comments:
         "There is a Madera Canyon in southern Arizona, and I suspect this image is from there, not a canyon of the same name in California. I assert this because I just viewed a days-old image by a southern Arizona resident of the same, uncertain species taken in that region, and there is little overlap in floras between that area and the Madera County, California region (most of that overlap surely of weedy species, quite unlike this)."

    3. Reviewed by Lee Dittmann    Apr 29, 2011

    Action: changed name from "Polygala sp." to "Carlowrightia arizonica "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Though this identification stumped me, since I could not think which family this plant would be if it were not in the Polygalaceae or Fabaceae, Max Licher and Chris Trask both identified it as this species, both referring to images in and the seinet database. Now that I know it's in the Acanthaceae, I concur. (There are already good images of it here on CalPhotos as well.)

    As per my previous comment, this species is not known to occur in the California Floristic Province, so the Madera County annotation of the image is undoubtedly in error."

    4. Reviewed by Lee Dittmann    Apr 29, 2011

    Action: commented on photo

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The plant category should also be changed to "Tree/shrub.""

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