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Epithet: shawii
Derivation: Honors Henry Shaw (1800-1889), an English-born American businessman, philanthropist, amateur botanist, and founder of the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, Missouri.
Pronunciation: SHAW-ee-eye

Whereas the generic name must be unique, there are often two or more genera with the same specific epithet. The same epithet can also be used within a species for subspecies, varieties, and forms.

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