ASU : Plants
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0030986
Secondary Catalog #: 115171
Taxon: Fouquieria purpusii Brandegee
Family: Fouquieriaceae
Determiner: J. Henrickson
Collector: James Henrickson   2145   
Date: 1966-02-02
Locality: Mexico, Puebla, Ca. 23 (air) miles SSE of Tehuacan S of Asusco at Oaxaca-Puebla border near small saline hill called Petlanco (ref. Fieldiana: Botany 31;129).
18.344449  -97.259737 +-3000m.
Elevation: 1000 meters (3280ft)
Description: Small conical ``trees`` to 14 ft tall with woody horizontal branches above, gradually enlarged and succulent below to 1.8 ft dia; trunk green with hard gray corky wedges; petals white; sepals green.
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Record Id: 0d897bd1-3d9a-42be-96b0-1ac5c744628a
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0d897bd1-3d9a-42be-96b0-1ac5c744628a
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