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Piperia elegans (Lindl.) Rydb. subsp. decurtata Rand. Morgan & Glicenstein

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 26 May 2009
Notes on Publication of Name Lindleyana 8: 93, fig. 3
Source of Report for California 1993 Lindleyana, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
Initial Editorial Comments indicated as endemic to California in Kartesz & Meacham
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 5 Dec 2003 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that in the protologue this taxon is described as differing from Piperia elegans subsp. elegans in its shorter stature, shorter spur, and spicy scent; and that JEPS64450, annotated as Piperia elegans subsp. decurtata by Randall Morgan in 1996, vouchers the occurrence in n CCo, where it grows on windswept coastal bluffs at the tip of Point Reyes, Marin Co.
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by James D. Ackerman & Robert Lauri see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Piperia elegans (Lindl.) Rydb. subsp. decurtata Rand. Morgan & Glicenstein is to be recognized and treated as native.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, for taxon described since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-1, accepted name for taxon native to CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 26 May 2009
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Piperia elegans
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Piperia

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