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Stephanomeria spinosa (Nutt.) Tomb

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Synonyms Cited in The Jepson Manual Lygodesmia spinosa Nutt.
Initial Editorial Analysis 14 Nov 2005
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Jun 2000 pers. comm. from Bruce G. Baldwin see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates Stephanomeria spinosa is to be treated as synonym of Pleiacanthus spinosus (Nutt.) Rydb..
Correspondence 2 8 Nov 2005 e-mail from Leslie Gottlieb, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Author see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 confirms that Stephanomeria spinosa (Nutt.) Tomb is to be treated as synonym of Pleiacanthus spinosus (Nutt.) Rydb. in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2], citing two papers for justification (Lee, Baldwin and Gottlieb, 2002, AJB 89:160; Lee, Baldwin and Gottlieb, 2003, Syst. Bot. 28:616).
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, treated as synonym since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Pleiacanthus spinosus (Nutt.) Rydb.
Current Status Authority Leslie Gottlieb, as Author, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 14 Nov 2005
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List of ICPN names in Stephanomeria
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Stephanomeria

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