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Potamogeton filiformis Pers. subsp. alpinus (Blytt) Hellq. & R. R. Haynes ined. [Question mark removed 2 Apr 2009; see Correspondence 1]
POTAMOGETONACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 1 Mar 2006
Notes on Publication of Name in International Plant Names Index-Gray Card Index incorrectly, as Novon 8: 241. 1998, which is instead correct for Stuckenia filiformis (Pers.) Börner subsp. alpina (Blytt) R. R. Haynes, Les & M. Krâl; basionym: Potamogeton marinus f. alpinus. Blytt
Source of Report for California  
a The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
b Kartesz & Meacham (added manually by Rosatti)
Initial Editorial Comments as Potamogeton filiformis var. alpinus (Blytt) Asch. & Graebn., listed as synonym of Stuckenia filiformis subsp. alpina (Blytt) R. R. Haynes, Les & M. Krâl, indicated for Canada and w & n US (including CA), in Kartesz & Meacham; in no way mentioned in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] (unless it is as Potamogeton alpinus Balb.) (despite Kartesz & Meacham citation); two records in SMASCH, collected 1929, 1947, El Dorado, Modoc cos.; treated as Coleogeton filiformis subsp. alpinus, and then Stuckenia filiformis subsp. alpina since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; not in International Plant Names Index as of 29 May 2001
Editorial Recommendation name evidently or possibly ined. [not in International Plant Names Index on 1 Mar 2006]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by C. Barre Hellquist, Robert F. Thorne, & Robert R. Haynes see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Potamogeton filiformis Pers. var. alpinus (Blytt) Asch. & Graebn. is to be treated as Stuckenia filiformis (Pers.) Börner subsp. alpina (Blytt) R.R. Haynes, Les, & M. Krâl. [International Plant Names Index includes Potamogeton filiformis Pers. subsp. alpinus (Blytt) R. R. Haynes, Les, & M. Krâl, with a citation of Novon 8: 241.1998, but the latter actually is the citation for the name in Stuckenia, Stuckenia filiformis (Pers.) Börner subsp. alpina (Blytt) R.R. Haynes, Les, & M. Krâl., and IPNI does not include a Potamogeton filiformis Pers. subsp. alpinus (Blytt) Hellq. & R. R. Haynes, which evidently is ined..]
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, different genus in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-1b, unpublished, invalidly published, illegitimate, or rejected name for taxon native to CA
Current Name Stuckenia filiformis (Pers.) Börner subsp. alpina (Blytt) R.R. Haynes, Les, & M. Krâl
Current Status Authority Thomas J. Rosatti, as Editor, ICPN and Jepson Flora Project
Current Status Date 1 Mar 2006
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Potamogeton filiformis
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Potamogeton

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