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Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. diffusus With.

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Ranunculus aquatilis var. capillaceus (Thuill.) DC.; Ranunculus aquatilis var. harrisii L.D. Benson; Ranunculus aquatilis var. longirostris (Godr.) G. Lawson; Ranunculus aquatilis var. subrigidus (W.B. Drew) Breitung; Ranunculus circinatus Sibth. var. subrigidus (W.B. Drew) L.D. Benson; Ranunculus longirostris Godr.; Ranunculus subrigidus W.B. Drew; Ranunculus trichophyllus Chaix; Ranunculus trichophyllus Chaix var. trichophyllus.
Initial Editorial Analysis 5 Nov 2010
Notes on Authorship of Name both = Authors of Plant Names
Notes on Publication of Name An Arrangement of British Plants, Third Edition 2: 507. 1796 (see Editorial Comments 1)
Source of Report for California Flora North America (added manually by Rosatti)
Initial Editorial Comments in no way mentioned in International Plant Names Index, Munz, Munz Supplement, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; listed as synonym of Ranunculus longirostris Godr. in Kartesz & Meacham, also in no way mentioned in Munz, Munz Supplement, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], despite Kartesz & Meacham citation of The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] for Ranunculus longirostris in CA; see also Ranunculus longirostris; not in IPNI as of 29 May 2001
Editorial Recommendation name evidently or possibly ined. [resolved]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 2 May 2003 e-mail from Dick Moe see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that, according to Missouri Botanical Garden - w3TROPICOS Nomenclatural Data Base - 02 May 2003, Ranunculus aquatilis var. diffusus With. was published in: An Arrangement of British Plants, Third Edition 2: 507. 1796.
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Alan T. Whittemore see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 confirms that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. capillaceus (Thuill.) DC. and Ranunculus aquatilis var. subrigidus (W.B. Drew) Breitung are to be treated as synonyms of Ranunculus aquatilis L. var. diffusus With.., which is to be recognized and treated as native to CA.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, different name for taxon treated in 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 5 Nov 2010
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Ranunculus aquatilis
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Ranunculus

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