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A 2016 list recorded the following vernacular names for this species: palmate salty bird’s-beak; palmate salty bird’s beak; palmate bird’s-beak; palmate bird’s beak; palmate-bracted bird’s-beak; palmate-bracted bird’s beak; palmate bracted bird’s beak; palmate-bracted birds-beak; palmate-bracted birds beak; palmate-bracted birds’ beak; palmate-bract bird’s-beak; palm-bract bird’s-beak; palmbract bird’s-beak; palmbract bird’s beak; Ferris’s bird’s-beak; Ferris’s bird’s beak; Ferris’s birds-beak; Ferris’ bird’s-beak; Ferris’ bird’s beak; Ferris’ birds-beak. Note some names may have been taken from Wikipedia.
The taxon Cordylanthus carnulosus has been called ‘fleshy bird’s-beak’ (see taxonomy section below The Californian botanist Roxana Stinchfield Ferris first described this species as Adenostegia palmata in 1918. Ferris had already mentioned that her usage of the respected English taxonomist George Bentham‘s junior synonym Adenostegia may have been incorrect. Bentham had first used the name Adenostegia in 1836
Full Name: Palmate-Bracted bird's beak (Cordylanthus palmatus)
Where found: Wherever found
Species Group:Flowering Plants