Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11072 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Malcolmia africana (L.) W.T. Aiton
Common name   African mustard
J.G. Harris   3724  
Coll. Date 17 April 2004 
United States
San Juan County
Locality about 4.7 km due E of Hite.
     Elev.: 4412 ft. (1345 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy wash, blackbrush 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 37° 52'  32" N, 110° 20'  4" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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: 11072s2.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: 10605s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11090s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13670s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11073 Coleogyne ramosissima      "blackbrush" same section
11070 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  same section
11069 Gilia transmontana      "transmontane gilia" same section
11071 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. ivesiana   "Ives' four-nerve daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Fiddler Butte 
Browns Rim (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 5305  Copper Point 
Hite Crossing (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 3727  Sewing Machine 
Hite Crossing (Bridge) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 3704  Sewing Machine 
Cataract Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. E   Spanish Bottom 
Red Monument (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. W 4593  Hite South 
Mille Crag Bend (Bend) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. E 4646  Copper Point 
Hite Airport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. W 3704  Hite North 
Sheep Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. E   Indian Head Pass 
Narrow Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. W   Sewing Machine 
Dirty Devil River (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. W   The Notch 
Hite Marina (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. W 3914  Hite South 
Hite Marina Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. W 4029  Hite South 
Browns Bottom (historical) (Bend) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. W 3704  Hite North 
Andy Miller Flats (Flat) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. NE 5076  Sewing Machine 
Browns Bottom (Bend) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. W 3704  Hite North 
Freddies Cistern (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. E   Bowdie Canyon West 
Glencove (Bay) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. W 3704  Hite North 
North Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. W   Raggy Canyon 
Dry Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. E 5204  Sewing Machine 


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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