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Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) P. Beauv.

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis Nov 1 2001
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Initial Editorial Comments spelling of epithet uncertain, "caespitosa" in Kartesz & Meacham, elsewhere
Variant Spelling Deschampsia caespitosa
Editorial Recommendation spelling of epithet to be checked [resolved]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 11 Sep 2007 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Deschampsia cespitosa was published by Palisot de Beauvois (P. Beauv. in Authors of Plant Names) in Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie 91, 149, 160, pl. 18, f. 3 (1812), based on Aira cespitosa L. (Species Plantarum 1: 64-65. 1753), and that Linnaeus spelled the epithet cespitosa which, according to Stearn's Botanical Latin, is a valid alternate spelling of caespitosa. [Therefore, according to ICBN 2000 (Art. 60.1), original spelling of epithet, "cespitosa" to be retained.]
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary retention
Current Status JFP-1, accepted name for taxon native to CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Deschampsia
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Deschampsia

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