Jepson Flora Project: Jepson Interchange for California Floristics    
Psilactis asteroides A. Gray
Initial Editorial Analysis 19 Dec 2001
Source of Report for California Kartesz & Meacham
Initial Editorial Comments not in Gray Card Index; Machaeranthera asteroides (Torr.) Greene, Machaeranthera asteroides var. asteroides, and Machaeranthera asteroides var. lagunensis (D. D. Keck) B. L. Turner recognized in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], listed as synonyms of Psilactis asteroides in Kartesz & Meacham
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 19 Dec 2001 e-mail from David J. Keil see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Psilactis asteroides A. Gray and Machaeranthera asteroides (Torrey) E. Greene are not the same taxon, citing Morgan, D. R. [1993. A molecular systematic study and taxonomic revision of Psilactis (Asteraceae: Astereae). Systematic Botany 18(2): 290-308] and Turner, B. L. [1987. Taxonomic study of Machaeranthera section Machaeranthera and Hesperastrum (Asteraceae). Phytologia 62: 207-266]. Psilactis asteroides indicated no closer to California than e AZ by Morgan.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, based on erroneous report
Current Status JFP-8, accepted name for taxon not occurring in CA (erroneous reports, misapplication of names, misidentifications, other exclusions)
Current Status Authority David J. Keil, as Family Editor and Author, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 19 Dec 2001
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Psilactis
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Psilactis

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