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Geranium viscosissimum Fisch. & C. A. Mey.
GERANIACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Synonyms Cited in The Jepson Manual Geranium attenuilobum G. N. Jones & F. L. Jones; Geranium nervosum Rydb.
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Geranium attenuilobum G. N. Jones & F. L. Jones
Initial Editorial Analysis Nov 1 2001
Notes on Authorship of Name both = Authors of Plant Names
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Initial Editorial Comments author citation uncertain, Fisch. & C. A. Mey. ex C. A. Mey. in Kartesz & Meacham, Fisch. & C. A. Mey. in International Plant Names Index-Index Kewensis
Editorial Recommendation author citation to be checked [resolved]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 30 Aug 2005 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates: that Geranium viscosissimum was published in Index Seminum (St. Petersburg) 11, Suppl.:18 (1846), wherein it was ascribed to "Fisch., Mey." referring to two of the authors of the work, F.E.L. Fischer and C.A. Meyer (Fisch. & C.A. Mey. in Authors of Plant Names); that the species account was signed "C. A. M." (C.A. Meyer), which probably explains the Kartesz & Meacham citation of Fisch. & C.A. Mey. ex C.A. Mey.; and that, nevertheless, the correct citation is Geranium viscosissimum Fisch. & C. A. Mey. according to Art. 46.2 of ICBN 2000, which states, in part, "Art. 46.4 notwithstanding, authorship of a new name or combination must always be accepted as ascribed [Fisch. & C. A. Mey.], even when it differs from authorship of the publication [C. A. Mey.], when at least one author [C. A. Mey.] is common to both." [Therefore, author citation is correct as given in this Index.]
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Current Status JFP-1, accepted name for taxon native to CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Geranium
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Geranium

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