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Aconitum columbianum Nutt. subsp. viviparum (Greene) Brink

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Aconitum viviparum Greene; Aconitum columbianum var. howellii (A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.) C.L. Hitchc.; Aconitum hansenii Greene; Aconitum bulbiferum Howell, illeg.
Initial Editorial Analysis 27 Oct 2010
Notes on Authorship of Name all = Authors of Plant Names
Notes on Publication of Name Sida 16: 13. 1994
Source of Report for California  
a 1994 Sida, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
b Preston e-mail of 5 Jul 2000, "Spring-fed bogs, seep areas, meadows, along streams. KR, CaR, n SNH (Alpine Co., Amador Co.); Brink, D. E., J. A. Woods, and K. R. Stern. 1994. Bulbiferous Aconitum (Ranunculaceae) of the western United States. Sida 16:9-15"
Initial Editorial Comments as Aconitum viviparum, treated as synonym of Aconitum columbianum var. howellii in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], in turn treated as minor var. of Aconitum columbianum in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; author citation uncertain, see citation under Source b
Editorial Recommendation author citation to be checked [resolved]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 7 Jul 2003 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that the article by D. E. Brink et al. ascribes this combination to Brink only (Brink in Authors of Plant Names), so that the correct author citation is (Greene) Brink, in accordance with Art. 46.2 of ICBN 2000 (St. Louis Code).
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Petra Foerster see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Aconitum columbianum Nutt. subsp. viviparum (Greene) Brink is to be recognized and treated as native to CA, with Aconitum columbianum Nutt. var. howellii (A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr.) C. L. Hitchc., among others, listed as syn.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, for taxon recognized 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 27 Oct 2010
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Aconitum columbianum
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Aconitum

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