Dayia

Dayia scabra

Dayia scabra

Dayia is a poorly known genus of two species apparently endemic to Baja California.  The genus is named after Alva Day. Plants are generally sub-shrubs.

Biogeography

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Taxonomy

  1. Dayia grantii J.M. Porter
  2. Dayia scabra (Brandegee) J.M. Porter

KEY TO DAYIA

1. Filaments monomorphic, 13.5-17.6 mm long; corolla dark blue with a yellow throat…D. grantii
1. Filaments dimorphic, 3-4 and 6-7 mm long; corolla light blue with a white throat…D. scabra

References

Porter, J. M. and L. A. Johnson. 2000. A phylogenetic classification of Polemoniaceae. Aliso 19: 55-91.

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