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Ranunculus flammula L. var. ovalis (Bigelow) L. D. Benson
RANUNCULACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Ranunculus flammula var. samolifolius (Greene) L.D. Benson
Initial Editorial Analysis 11 Nov 2010
Notes on Authorship of Name all = Authors of Plant Names
Source of Report for California Flora North America (added manually by Rosatti)
Initial Editorial Comments listed as synonym of Ranunculus flammula in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; author citation uncertain, Ranunculus flammula var. ovalis (J. M. Bigelow) L. D. Benson in Flora North America, Ranunculus flammula L. var. ovalis (Bigelow) L. D. Benson in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], International Plant Names Index-Gray Card Index
Editorial Recommendation author citation to be checked [resolved]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 7 Jul 2003 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Alan T. Whittemore in Flora North America 3:120--121 (1997) recognizes Ranunculus flammula L. var. flammula and Ranunculus flammula L. var. ovalis as occurring in California but cites the tentative nature of the varietal distinctions, especially among western N. Am. populations
Correspondence 2 7 Jul 2003 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that this combination is based on Ranunculus filiformis var. ovalis published in Florula Bostoniensis ed. 2:224, 1824, written by Jacob Bigelow (Bigelow in Authors of Plant Names), so that the correct author citation is Ranunculus flammula L. var. ovalis (Bigelow) L. D. Benson
Correspondence 3 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Alan T. Whittemore see Comment 3
Editorial Comments 3 Correspondence 3 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Ranunculus flammula L. var. ovalis (Bigelow) L. D. Benson is to be recognized and treated as native to CA.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, for taxon recognized since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-1, accepted name for taxon native to CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 11 Nov 2010
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Ranunculus flammula
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Ranunculus

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