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Aristocapsa insignis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Aristocapsa
Reveal & Hardham
Species: A. insignis
Binomial name
Aristocapsa insignis
(Curran) Reveal & Hardham

Centrostegia insignis
Chorizanthe insignis
Oxytheca insignis

Aristocapsa is a genus of plants in the family Polygonaceae with a single species, Aristocapsa insignis, restricted to California. It is known by the common names Indian Valley spineflower or Indian Valley spinecape, and it is endemic to the inland southern Coast Ranges of Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties.


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