Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10605 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Malcolmia africana (L.) W.T. Aiton
Common name   African mustard
D.M. Barnes   4529  
Coll. Date 06 June 2005 
United States
Millard County
Locality eastern foothills of the House Range, NE of Antelope Mountain, S side of the Antelope Springs Rd (County Road 02), ca. 1.5 miles NW of Antelope Reservoir;
     Elev.: 6040 ft. (1841 m.)
Habitat Notes volcanic rock with slate pavement; salt desert shrub community. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 39° 19'  18.57" N, 113° 15'  55.89" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Malcolmia africana (L.) Ait. f.

Common Name(s): African addersmouth, African malcomia, African mustard.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23243, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Malcolmia
                                        Species: Malcolmia africana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10605s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00047s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03116s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08281s3.jpg 
specimen image: 08373s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08550s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09325s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11072s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11090s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13670s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10598 Abronia nana      "dwarf sand verbena" same section
10619 Chaenactis macrantha      "showy dusty-maiden" 938 ft. N
10599 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" same section
10602 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" same section
10600 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" same section
10617 Malacothrix torreyi      "Torrey's desert-dandelion" 938 ft. N
10603 Mimulus rubellus      "little redstem monkeyflower" same section
10597 Oenothera howardii      "Howard's evening primrose" same section
10620 Phacelia crenulata  var. crenulata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 938 ft. N
10604 Phacelia incana      "hoary scorpionweed" same section
10601 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
10618 Townsendia florifer      "showy Townsend-daisy" 938 ft. N


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Antelope Spring Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 5755  Whirlwind Valley SW 
Antelope Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6283  Marjum Pass 
CCC Camp Site (Locale) Millard County, UT 2 mi. N 6454  Marjum Pass 
Trilobite Beds (Flat) Millard County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6559  Marjum Pass 
Wheeler Amphitheater (Locale) Millard County, UT 2.7 mi. N 6746  Marjum Pass 
Dome Canyon Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 6706  Marjum Pass 
Antelope Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4 mi. N 7468  Swasey Peak 
Coyote Knolls (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.3 mi. E 5404  Whirlwind Valley SW 
Wildhorse Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   Marjum Pass 
Kells Knolls (Summit) Millard County, UT 4.8 mi. S 5525  Marjum Pass 
Stove Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. NW 7825  Marjum Pass 
Wildhorse Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. NW 7661  Marjum Pass 
Red Cedar Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 5.3 mi. N 7130  Swasey Peak 
Sinbad Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 5 mi. NW 7976  Swasey Peak 
Swasey Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 5.3 mi. N 9512  Swasey Peak 
Sawmill Basin Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 6 mi. N 7904  Swasey Peak 


Taxon Links for species Malcolmia africana  (L.) W.T. Aiton

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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