Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00060059
Taxon: Anisacanthus thurberi (Torr.) Gray
Family: Acanthaceae
Collector: Joni Ward      
Date: 2006-03-01
Locality: Maricopa County: Grown in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, N 33 deg 27' 33sec, W 111 deg 56' 35sec, 1200 ft., 366 m: accession number 1990 0487 0101; from a cultivated plant not of known wild origin.
Description: Shrub height 2 m, width 1 m, multi-stemmed from the ground, about 15 stems; stem color tan or gray, mostly bare of leaves; leaves eliptical, green, in whorls, opposite; flowers emerging from leaf whorls, burnt orange with anther ant stigma exerted, flowers tubular with 4 lobes curled back.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Cultivation Status: Cultivated
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Record Id: 83252944-0482-41c1-a2b4-af4c29715231
Occurrence ID (GUID): 83252944-0482-41c1-a2b4-af4c29715231
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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