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Taxon: Fouquieria splendens Engelm.

Genus: Fouquieria
Family: Fouquieriaceae
Nomen number: 243
Place of publication: F. A. Wislizenus, Mem. tour N. Mexico 98. 1848
Name verified on: 07-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 31-Mar-2005
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico [s.], Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California [s.], Nevada [s.]
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon [s.w.], San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas [s.], Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Guerrero, Hidalgo, Queretaro



Check other web resources for Fouquieria splendens Engelm.:


  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (05 October 2015)

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