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Epithet: aciculata
Meaning: Furnished with needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles.
Derivation: Feminine form of the Latin adjective "aciculatus."
Pronunciation: ass-sik-yoo-LAY-ta

While the generic name must be unique, two or more genera often share the same specific epithet. Moreover, the same epithet can be used for subspecies, varieties, and forms within a species. Here is a list of plants that share this epithet.