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Prunus persica Batsch

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 28 Jan 2010
Notes on Authorship of Name identity of Batch. uncertain, probably A. J. G. K. Batsch, 1761-1802, = Batsch in Authors of Plant Names; Batsch. is abbrev. of nothing in Authors of Plant Names (see Comments)
Notes on Publication of Name Beytr. & Entwurfe Pragm. Gesch. Naturr. 30.1801
Source of Report for California  
a Kartesz & Meacham
b Hrusa et al., ms later published in Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DISTRIBUTION: SnFrB, CaR.; STATUS: waif; "...lone tree in Sycamore Canyon...1995...adventive in chaparral...Three trees, escape or persistent from cult.?, no habitations nearby..."
c Hrusa et al., Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DIST: CaR, SnFrB: Hrusa et al. Current Status: Casual: DOC: Contra Costa Co.: south base of Mount Diablo, lone tree in Sycamore Canyon, Apr. 25, 1995, B. Ertter and C. Thayer s.n. (JEPS); Los Angeles Co.: Whittier Hills, (Puente Hills, pro parte): Turnbull Canyon nr. mouth. Three trees, escape or persistent from cult.?, no habitations nearby. T2S, R11W Sec. 22. El. 505 ft. Apr. 21, 1991, T. Ross 4499 (CDA, RSA, UC); Siskiyou Co.: Mount Shasta, along Everett Memorial Hwy, adventive in chaparral. El. 4300 ft. July 4, 1968, W.B. and V.G. Cooke 39264 (UC).
Initial Editorial Comments stated in Appendix III, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], to be not naturalized in CA; author citation uncertain, (L.) Batch (no period) in Kartesz & Meacham, International Plant Names Index-Index Kewensis, IPNI-APNI), (L.) Batsch (no period) in Source b, Source c; according to Source c, in California occurring as a waif.
Editorial Recommendation author citation to be checked [resolved]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Joseph R. Rohrer see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Prunus persica Batsch [without period, see Author Notes, Comments] is to be recognized and treated as naturalized in CA. [Numerous records in CCH support naturalization. Despite the fact author citation not directly addressed [and eds have not seen protologue], author citation changed to Prunus persica Batsch, from Prunus persica Batsch. previously in this Index, 28 Jan 2010.]
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, for taxon reported as naturalized in California since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-2, accepted name for taxon naturalized in CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 28 Jan 2010
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Prunus
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Prunus

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