Taxon  Report   5550 
Mimulus puniceus  (Nutt.) Steud.  (not an active name)
Red bush monkeyflower
Mimulus puniceus
© 2011 Wynn Anderson
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Mimulus puniceus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Mimulus puniceus
© 2006 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Genus: Mimulus
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
ICPN + PLANTS accepted name: Diplacus puniceus
ICPN accepted name: Mimulus aurantiacus
NOTE: Mimulus puniceus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2018).

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