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Zigadenus micranthus Eastw.
MELANTHIACEAE (genus previously included in Liliaceae)
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 9 Dec 2008
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 23 Apr 2003 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that, based on DNA studies, Wendy Zomlefer and Walter Judd (Novon 12:299--308. 2002) have resurrected the genus Toxicoscordion for the species of Zigadenus occurring in California [and have not recognized infraspecific taxa within Zigadenus micranthus Eastw.], so that Toxicoscordion micranthum (Eastw.) A. Heller would be used for this taxon [if this taxonomy is adopted by the Jepson Flora Project author].
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Dale W. McNeal Jr. & Wendy B. Zomlefer see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Zigadenus micranthus Eastw. and Zigadenus micranthus Eastw. var. micranthus are to be treated as synonyms of Toxicoscordion micranthum (Eastw.) A. Heller.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, different genus since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Toxicoscordion micranthum (Eastw.) A. Heller
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 9 Dec 2008
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Zigadenus
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Zigadenus

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