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Carex pellita Muhl. ex Willd.
CYPERACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Misapplied Names Carex lanuginosa Michx.; Carex lasiocarpa var. lanuginosa (Michx.) Kük. [in TJDM, Carex lasiocarpa var. lanuginosa Kük listed as misapplied, evidently with incorrect author citation.]
Initial Editorial Analysis 21 Jun 2010
Source of Report for California Munz, P.A. in collaboration with D. D. Keck. 1968, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
Initial Editorial Comments in no way mentioned in Munz (despite Kartesz & Meacham citation), Munz Supplement (despite Kartesz & Meacham citation), The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; author citation corrected from Muhl ex Willd. (no period after Muhl) in Kartesz & Meacham; listed as synonym of Carex lanuginosa in Abrams & Ferris, Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States (I:340); author citation uncertain, Muhl. in Willd. in AF
Editorial Recommendation author citation to be checked [resolved]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 13 May 2003 e-mail from Dick Moe see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Carex pellita Muhl. ex Willd. is accepted in TJDM, with Carex lanuginosa [by which the taxon was known in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]] as a misapplied name. [Carex lanuginosa Michx., Carex lasiocarpa var. lanuginosa Kük. added here as misapplied names 15 May 2003.]
Correspondence 2 30 Jul 2003 e-mail from Dan Post see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that, in Flora North America, Carex lanuginosa listed as a synonym of Carex lasiocarpa, which, if adopted, would mean that Carex pellita would be an addition to, rather than a correction of, the treatment in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] (in Flora North America, both Carex pellita and Carex lasiocarpa indicated forCA).
Correspondence 3 27 Jul 2004 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 3
Editorial Comments 3 Correspondence 3 indicates that Carex pellita was published by Willdenow (Willd. in Authors of Plant Names) in Species Plantarum, ed. 4, 4(1):302 (1805), and that in the protologue Willdenow ascribes the name to "Mühlenb. in litt." [hence, "Muhl. ex] but signs the diagnosis with his initial "W." [hence, "Muhl. ex Willd.], so that the correct author citation is Carex pellita Muhl. ex Willd., as previously indicated in this Index.
Correspondence 4 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Peter Zika, Andrew Hipp, & Joy Mastrogiuseppe see Comment 4
Editorial Comments 4 Correspondence 4 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Carex lanuginosa Michx. is to be treated as a name that in California has been misapplied to plants belonging instead to Carex pellita Muhl. ex Willd.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, new name for name misapplied in 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 21 Jun 2010
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Carex
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Carex

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