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Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) Delarbe
POLYGONACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Polygonum lapathifolium L.; Polygonum lapathifolium var. salicifolium Sibth.; Polygonum scabrum Moench
Initial Editorial Analysis 18 Jan 2006
Notes on Publication of Name [from Flora North America] Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 270. 1821
Source of Report for California Flora North America (added manually by Rosatti)
Initial Editorial Comments indicated as introduced in California in Flora North America treatment by Harold R. Hinds, Craig C. Freeman. The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] treatment by Mihai Costea.
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Mihai Costea see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Polygonum lapathifolium L. is to be treated as Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) A. Gray in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2].
Correspondence 2 24 May 2006 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that Persicaria lapathifolia was published by Samuel Frederick Gray (Gray in Authors of Plant Names) in A Natural Arrangement of British Plants 2:270 (1821), based on Polygonum lapathifolium L. (Species Plantarum 1:360. 1753). [Therefore, author citation corrected to Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) Gray, from Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) A. Gray previously in this Index, 30 May 2006.]
Correspondence 3 31 Aug 2012 e-mail from Dave Keil see Comment 3
Editorial Comments 3 Correspondence 3 indicates that the correct author citation is Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) Delarbre. [According to International Plant Names Index, Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) Gray (Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 268. 1821) was published about 21 years later than Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) Delarbre (Fl. Auvergne (Delarbre) ed. 2: 519. 1800). In fact, the combination Persicaria lapathifolia was made correctly, in 1800, by Delarbre, who cited "Polygonum lapathifolium. Linn." as basionym. Therefore, author citation corrected to Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) Delarbre, from Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) Gray previously in this Index, 4 Sep 2012.]
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, different genus in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-1, accepted name for taxon native to CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 18 Jan 2006
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Persicaria
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Persicaria

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