Two new taxa of scutellaria section resinosa (lamiaceae) from northern arizona

S. L. Rhodes, T. J. Ayers

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Collections made in Yavapai and Coconino counties, Arizona, previously identified as Scutellaria potosina, are here described as new varieties, one in S. potosina and the other in S. platyphylla. Variety occidentalis increases the range of the 5. platypftylla, a species endemic to central Arizona, northwest to the Upper Verde Watershed. Variety kaibabensis brings the total number of varieties of S. potosina to nine and represents the northern and western-most populations of that widespread, Chihuahuan desert species.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-26
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 29 2010


  • Lamiaceae sect Resinosa
  • Mericarps
  • SEM
  • Scutellaria platyphylla
  • Scutellaria potosina
  • Vestnure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science


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