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Sierra Mazatán

The Sierra Mazatán (also known as the Sierra Huerfana by locals) are at the southern edge of the Sky Island in the region. The range is on Sonora's coastal plain and the nearest high country to...

Type of Content: Sky Island Profile

A new species of shrub in Sonora, Diospyros reinae, named for Ana Lilia Reina-Guerrero (well deserved!). Diospyros reinae described in 2015 article here.

Type of Content: Gallery
  • A new species and two new synonyms of Diospyros (Ebenaceae) from Mexico - cover

In the course of a revision of the New World Ebenaceae for "Flora Neotropica" and some regional floras, specimens from ca. 100 herbaria have been studied. Diospyros reinae, a new species from...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles
Incilius alvarius - Sonoran Desert toad
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Cnidoscolus angustidens
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Matelea tristiflora
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Plumeria rubra
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Also known as the Sierra Huerfana by locals, this granitic mound east of Hermosillo harbors beautiful oak woodland and lush thorn-scrub on it's slopes. Find more info about this range at its Wild...

Type of Content: Gallery

The western and southern edges of the Madrean Sky Island region are poorly defined and have received little study. After exploring mountains in these areas, we documented range extensions and...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles

Presently, the flora of the Sierra de Mazatán contains 357 species of vascular plants distributed in 248 genera and 80 families. The families with the most species are Asteraceae (48), Fabaceae (...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles
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