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Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. erinacea (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) B. D. Parfitt
CACTACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow var. erinacea; Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow var. utahensis (Engelm.) L.D. Benson; Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow var. ursina (F. A. C. Weber) Parish; Opuntia ursina F.A.C. Weber
Current Jepson Flora Project Misapplied Names Opuntia polyacantha var. rufispina (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) L.D. Benson
Initial Editorial Analysis 7 Apr 2011
Notes on Publication of Name Cactus and Succulent Journal (U. S.) 70: 188 (1998)
Source of Report for California SMASCH label data
Initial Editorial Comments not in International Plant Names Index as of 13 Jun 2002
Editorial Recommendation name evidently or possibly ined. [resolved]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 12 Aug 2002 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that the combination is now published, in Cactus and Succulent Journal (U. S.) 70: 188 (1998), properly cited as Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. erinacea (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) B. D. Parfitt, corrected from Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. erinacea (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) B. D. Parfitt & M. A. Baker ined.? originally on this list.
Correspondence 2 28 Aug 2002 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that Bruce Parfitt, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] co-author, now considers Opuntia erinacea var. erinacea and Opuntia erinacea var. utahensis as synonyms under the newly described Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. erinacea (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) B. D. Parfitt, for which the basionym is Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, different position 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 7 Apr 2011
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Opuntia polyacantha
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Opuntia

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