Sedum aetnense is a small annual succulent with erect or ascending, usually simple stems covered with fleshy erect-appressed leaves. It…
Meaning: Of or from Etna
Derivation: Compound of two words, "Aetna" and the neuter form of the Latin suffix "-ensis," meaning "of or from a place." The word "Aetna" is the Latine name of Mount Etna, or simply Etna, one of the world's most active volcanoes on the east coast of Sicily in Italy.
Alternative Pronunciation: eet-NEN-say
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, forms, and cultivars.
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