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Symphyotrichum chilense (Nees) G. L. Nesom var. medium (Jeps.) G. L. Nesom
ASTERACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 18 Apr 2007
Source of Report for California Jepson, W. L. 1925. A Manual of the Flowering Plants of California. Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
Initial Editorial Comments as Aster chilensis var. medius, in no way mentioned in Munz, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], but in Abrams & Ferris, Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States treated under Aster chilensis, from Amador, Tuolumne, Sacramento, and San Joaquin cos.; in Appendix III, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], Aster chilensis var. invenustus not recognized, Aster chilensis var. lentus and Aster chilensis var. sonomensis treated as synonyms of Aster lentus, and Aster chilensis var. medius not addressed.
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 this as possible addition.
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Geraldine A. Allen see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Aster chilensis Nees is to be treated as a synonym of Symphyotrichum chilense (Nees) G. L. Nesom, and that no infraspecific taxa are to be recognized in the species, so that Symphyotrichum chilense (Nees) G. L. Nesom var. chilense, Symphyotrichum chilense (Nees) G. L. Nesom var. invenustum (Greene) G. L. Nesom, and Symphyotrichum chilense (Nees) G. L. Nesom var. medium (Jeps.) G. L. Nesom, as well as Aster chilensis Nees var. medius Jeps., are to be treated as synonyms of Symphyotrichum chilense (Nees) G. L. Nesom.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, to be treated as synonym in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Symphyotrichum chilense (Nees) G. L. Nesom
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 18 Apr 2007
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Symphyotrichum chilense
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Symphyotrichum

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