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Pteris cretica L. var. cretica

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 15 Jun 2009
Source of Report for California Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds. 1993+. Flora of North America North of Mexico. 3+ Vols. Oxford Univ. Press, New York and Oxford, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
Initial Editorial Comments infras not recognized or even mentioned in Munz, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Jun 2000 pers. comm. from Alan R. Smith see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates naturalization in CA. questionable
Correspondence 2 17 Sep 2004 pers. comm. from Alan R. Smith see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that Pteris cretica L. is known to occur in California as a garden escape, and there are verbal reports that it is naturalized in the state, but as yet there is no documentation of that fact.
Correspondence 3 Treatment and notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Ruth E.B. Kirkpatrick and Alan R. Smith (Family Editor) see Comment 3
Editorial Comments 3 Correspondence 3 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Pteris cretica L. is to be treated as naturalized in CA, in that naturalized populations are now known, but that infraspecific taxa are not recognized.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, to be treated as synonym in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-2a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon naturalized in CA
Current Name Pteris cretica L.
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 15 Jun 2009
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Pteris cretica
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Pteris

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