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Disporum hookeri (Torr.) G. Nicholson

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Synonyms Cited in The Jepson Manual Disporum hookeri var. parvifolium (S. Watson) Britton; Disporum hookeri var. trachyandrum (Torr.) Q. Jones
Initial Editorial Analysis 29 Aug 2007
Notes on Authorship of Name both = Authors of Plant Names
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 27 May 2003 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Z. K. Shinwari, et al. (Taxon 43:353--356. 1994) cite morphological and molecular evidence in support of placing the California specie of Disporum in the resurrected genus Prosartes, so that Disporum hookeri (Torr.) G. Nicholson is to be treated as Prosartes hookeri Torr.
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Michael R. Mesler & Robin Bencie see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Disporum hookeri (Torr.) G. Nicholson is to be treated as a synonym of Prosartes hookeri Torr., which is to be treated as native in CA, with no infraspecific taxa recognized.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, different genus since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Prosartes hookeri Torr.
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 29 Aug 2007
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Disporum
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Disporum

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