Taxon  Report   5550    
Mimulus puniceus  (Nutt.) Steud.  
(no longer an active name)
Red bush monkeyflower
Mimulus puniceus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.
Genus: Mimulus
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
JEF + PLANTS other name:
Diplacus puniceus

ICPN other name:
Mimulus aurantiacus

NOTE: Mimulus puniceus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus puniceus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2020).