Taxon  Report   5489    
Mimulus aurantiacus  Curtis  

(no longer an active name; please see Diplacus aurantiacus)

Bush monkey flower,  Island monkeyflower, Sticky monkeyflower
Mimulus aurantiacus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders, Baja California.
also called Diplacus aurantiacus
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Bloom Period
Genus: Mimulus

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, disturbed

Communities: 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

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

PLANTS other name:
Diplacus aurantiacus ssp. aurantiacus

JEF other name:
Diplacus aurantiacus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mimulus puniceus
OTR: Diplacus aurantiacus
Mimulus bifidus ssp. bifidus
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NOTE: Mimulus aurantiacus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus aurantiacus

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 24, 2021).