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Philadelphus argenteus Rydb.
HYDRANGEACEAE (genus previously included in Philadelphaceae)

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 19 Apr 2011
Notes on Publication of Name 1905
Source of Report for California 1954 Journal of the Arnold Arboretum, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
Initial Editorial Comments in no way mentioned in Abrams & Ferris, Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States, Munz, Munz Supplement, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; indicated for AZ in International Plant Names Index-Gray Card Index; indicated California to TX, no synonyms given in Kartesz & Meacham
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 $ 17 Dec 2001, from Margriet Wetherwax see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Charles F. Quibell, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] author, confirms that there are only two species of Philadelphus in CA, and concludes that he considers Philadelphus argenteus a synonym of Philadelphus microphyllus.
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 1 evidently does not address Philadelphus argenteus Rydb..
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, evidently to be treated as syn
Current Status JFP-1a_t, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA (tentative)
Current Name Philadelphus microphyllus A. Gray (tentative)
Current Status Date 19 Apr 2011
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Philadelphus
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Philadelphus

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