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Agave deserti Engelm. subsp. simplex Gentry
AGAVACEAE (genus previously included in Liliaceae)
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 25 Feb 2005
Source of Report for California Gentry, H.S. 1982. Agaves of Continental North America. Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
Initial Editorial Comments consider Gentry as contributor; no synonyms in Kartesz & Meacham
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 9 Jul 2003 e-mail from Dan Post see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that in Flora North America, treated at different rank, as Agave deserti Engelmann var. simplex.
Correspondence 2 2 Sep 2004 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that James L. Reveal and Wendy C. Hodgson, in Flora North America 26:459 (2002), treat Agave deserti subsp. simplex as Agave deserti var. simplex (Gentry) W. C. Hodgs. & Reveal (Novon 11:413. 2001).
Correspondence 3 18 Feb 2005 e-mail from James L. Reveal see Comment 3
Editorial Comments 3 Correspondence 3 indicates Agave deserti Engelm. var. simplex will be recognized for California in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2].
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, different rank in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Agave deserti Engelm. var. simplex
Current Status Authority James L. Reveal, as Author, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 25 Feb 2005
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Agave deserti
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Agave

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