Taxon  Report   5489 
Mimulus aurantiacus  Curtis
Bush Monkey Flower,  island monkeyflower, sticky monkeyflower
Mimulus aurantiacus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders, Baja California.

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Mimulus aurantiacus
© 2001 Steve Schoenig
Mimulus aurantiacus
© 2005 Michael W. Tuma
Mimulus aurantiacus
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Joshua Tree Woodland
Habitat: coastal, disturbed [Walker]
Genus: Mimulus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. aurantiacus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. grandiflorus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens
Mimulus aurantiacus var. puniceus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. aurantiacus
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Mimulus puniceus
ICPN: Diplacus puniceus
ICPN: Diplacus parviflorus
ICPN: Diplacus longiflorus
ICPN: Diplacus lompocensis
ICPN: Diplacus aurantiacus
ICPN: Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. australis
ICPN: Diplacus aridus
XWALK: Mimulus bifidus ssp. bifidus
XWALK: Mimulus longiflorus ssp. longiflorus
 Information about  Mimulus aurantiacus  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Mimulus aurantiacus
© and Buff Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 01, 2015).

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