Calochortus aureus

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Calochortus aureus


Taxonavigation: Liliales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Liliales

Familia: Liliaceae
Subfamilia: Calochortoideae
Genus: Calochortus
Sectio: Calochortus sect. Mariposa
Subsectio: Calochortus subsect. Nuttalliani
Species: Calochortus aureus


Calochortus aureus S.Watson, Amer. Naturalist 7: 303 (1873).


  • Homotypic
    • Calochortus nuttallii var. aureus (S.Watson) Ownbey, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 27: 493 (1940).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Colorado.
    • Regional: South-Central U.S.A.
      • New Mexico.
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Arizona, Utah.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Watson, S. 1873. Amer. Naturalist 7: 303.

Additional references[edit]


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Golden mariposa lily

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