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Disporum smithii (Hook.) Piper

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 29 Aug 2007
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 smithii (Hook.) Piper is to be treated as Prosartes smithii (Hook.) Utech, Shinwari & Kawano
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 smithii (Hook.) Piper is to be treated as a synonym of Prosartes smithii (Hook.) Utech, Shinwari, & Kawano, 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 smithii (Hook.) Utech, Shinwari, & Kawano
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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