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Lepidium chalepense L.

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Cardaria chalepensis (L.) Hand.-Mazz.; Cardaria draba (L.) Desv. subsp. chalepensis (L.) O.E. Schulz
Initial Editorial Analysis 1 Apr 2011
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Initial Editorial Comments spelling of epithet uncertain, "chalapensis" according to Kartesz & Meacham, for Lepidium c.
Editorial Recommendation spelling of epithet to be checked [resolved]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 $ 15 May 2002 e-mail from Margriet Wetherwax see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Cardaria chalepensis now treated as Lepidium draba L. subsp. chalepense (L.) Thell. by Al-Shehbaz et al. [Epithet spelled "chalepen..." by Rollins in The Cruciferae of Continental North America, Reed C. Rollins, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], "chalap..." by Al-Shehbaz in Novon 12(1); in need of investigation.]
Correspondence 2 26 Nov 2002 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that, according to W. T. Stearn, Botanical Latin, 4th ed.: 210 (1992), the correct spelling of the epithet is chalepensis, an adjective referring to Aleppo in N. Syria.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, different genus for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-2, accepted name for taxon naturalized in CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 1 Apr 2011
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Lepidium
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Lepidium

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