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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0013321
Occurrence ID (GUID): 639454be-58c8-458c-980e-486858004aa8
Secondary Catalog #: 119135
Taxon: Cryptostegia grandiflora (Roxb. ex R. Br.) R. Br.
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Collector: A. C. Sanders   1030   
Date: 1979-12-29
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, Sonora, Mexico. Collected at the Rio Cuchujaqui 5 miles south of Alamos.
26.986721  -108.818859 +-13000m.
Elevation: 274 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 900ft
Habitat: This is a stony arroyo, with permanent water and scattered Taxodium, which is bordered by cliffs of volcanic rock. Side canyons, and other areas protected from flooding, have a dense evergreen forest composed of Pisonia, Guazuma, Ficus, and etc. Bordering dry slopes are covered by short tree forest composed of Acacia, Fouquieria, Bursera, Jatropha, and etc.
Description: Common woody vine along the arroyo bottom.
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Record Id: 639454be-58c8-458c-980e-486858004aa8
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