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    Author(s): R. Kasten Dumroese; Mark W. Skinner
    Date: 2005
    Source: In: Nativeplants, Spring 2005, p. 59-60
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    The International Botanical Congress governs plant nomenclature worldwide through the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. In the current code are very specific procedures for naming plants with novel compound epithets, and correcting compound epithets, like rhexifolia, that were incorrectly combined.We discuss why rhexiifolia is now preferred.

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    Dumroese, R. Kasten; Skinner, Mark W. 2005. Rhexifolia versus Rhexiifolia: Plant Nomenclature Run Amok?. In: Nativeplants, Spring 2005, p. 59-60


    Castilleja, International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, ICBN, IBC

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