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Persicaria maculosa Gray

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Persicaria fusiformis (Greene) Greene; Polygonum fusiforme Greene; Polygonum persicaria L.; Polygonum puritanorum Fernald
Initial Editorial Analysis 18 Jan 2006
Notes on Authorship of Name = Authors of Plant Names
Notes on Publication of Name [from Flora North America] Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 269. 1821
Source of Report for California Flora North America (added manually by Rosatti)
Initial Editorial Comments indicated as introduced in California in Flora North America treatment by Harold R. Hinds, Craig C. Freeman. The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] treatment by Mihai Costea.
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Mihai Costea see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Polygonum persicaria L. is to be treated as a synonym of Persicaria maculosa A. Gray in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2], for reasons evidently not stated.
Correspondence 2 15 Dec 2006 e-mail from Dean Taylor see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that, according to International Plant Names Index-Index Kewensis, Persicaria maculosa was published in Natural Arrangement of British Plants by Samuel Frederick Gray (Gray in Authors of Plant Names) in 1821, in which year Asa Gray (A. Gray in Authors of Plant Names) was 11 years of age. [Therefore, author citation corrected to Persicaria maculosa Gray, from Persicaria maculosa A. Gray previously in this Index, 4 Jan 2007.]
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, new name, in different genus in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-2, accepted name for taxon naturalized in CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 18 Jan 2006
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Persicaria
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Persicaria

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