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Carex orestera Zika

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 18 Oct 2016 [but should have been made earlier, as the change was made in the eFlora as part of Revision 3, Dec 2015]
Notes on Publication of Name [from International Plant Names Index] Novon 22(1): 118. 2012 [10 Jul 2012]
Source of Report for California Correspondence 1
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 15 Jan 2013 e-mail from Bruce Baldwin, including forward e-mail from Peter Zika, author of Carex in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 includes citation of a paper by Zika (Novon 22: 118-124. 2012) in which a new species, Carex orestera Zika, is described from central and southern high Sierra Nevada and White Mountains of CA, for plants previously assigned to Carex albonigra Mack., which under the new circumscription comes no closer to California "than the San Francisco Mountains of Coconino County, Arizona, 600 km to the east of the White Mountains."
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that Carex orestera Zika is to be recognized and treated as native to CA.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, for taxon described since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-1, accepted name for taxon native to CA
Current Status Authority Jepson Flora Project
Current Status Date 18 Oct 2016 [but should have been made earlier, as the change was made in the eFlora as part of Revision 3, Dec 2015]
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Carex
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Carex

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