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Smilacina racemosa (L.) Desf.
RUSCACEAE (genus previously included in Liliaceae)

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Synonyms Cited in The Jepson Manual Smilacina racemosa var. amplexicaulis (Nutt.) S. Watson; Smilacina racemosa var. glabra (J. F. Macbr.) H. St. John
Initial Editorial Analysis 5 Sep 2007
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Initial Editorial Comments treated as Maianthemum racemosum in, e.g., Kartesz & Meacham; author citation uncertain, (L.) Desf. in Kartesz & Meacham, Voss (Michigan Flora)
Editorial Recommendation author citation to be checked [resolved]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 1 Jun 2007 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Smilacina racemosa was published by Desfontaines (Desf. in Authors of Plant Names) in Annales du muséum national d'histoire naturelle 9: 51. 1807, based on Convallaria racemosa L..[Therefore, author citation corrected to Smilacina racemosa (L.) Desf., from Smilacina racemosa (L.) Link previously in this Index, 4 Jun 2007.]
Correspondence 2 7 Jun 2007 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that the The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] synonym Smilacina racemosa var. glabra was published by Harold St. John (H. St. John in Authors of Plant Names) in Research Studies of the State College of Washington 1:97 (1929, based on Smilacina amplexicaulis Nutt. var. glabra J.F. Macbr (Contributions from the Gray Herbarium. n. ser. 56: 18. 1918). [Therefore, author citation of The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] synonym corrected to Smilacina racemosa var. glabra (J. F. Macbr.) H. St. John, from Smilacina racemosa var. glabra J. F. Macbr. previously in this Index, 25 Jun 2007.]
Correspondence 3 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Dale McNeal. see Comment 3
Editorial Comments 3 Correspondence 3 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Smilacina racemosa (L.) Desf. is to be treated as a synonym of Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, different genus in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 5 Sep 2007
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Smilacina
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Smilacina

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