CPC Plant Profile: Emory's Crucifixion-thorn
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Emory's Crucifixion-thorn (Castela emoryi)

Description
  • Global Rank: N/A
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Simaroubaceae
  • State:
  • Nature Serve ID: 128232
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 07/02/2021

Participating Institutions
Updates
Center for Plant Conservation
  • 08/18/2021
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

In 2021, CPC contracted the California Botanic Garden to recollect seed from a population currently held in long term orthodox seed storage as part of an IMLS-funded seed longevity experiment. The National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation will evaluate how germination tested viability and RNA Integrity of seed lots decline over time in storage.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Castela emoryi
Authority
Family Simaroubaceae
CPC Number 449604
ITIS 501319
USDA CAEM4
Common Names Emory's crucifixion-thorn
Associated Scientific Names Holacantha emoryi
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Arizona S3
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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