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Epithet: aetnense
Meaning: Of or from Etna
Derivation: A compound epithet made up of the noun "Aetna" and the neuter form of the Latin suffix "-ensis," meaning "of or from a place." Aetna is the Latin name of Mount Etna, or simply Etna, one of the world's most active volcanoes on the east coast of Sicily in Italy.
Pronunciation: eet-NEN-see
Alternative Pronunciation: eet-NEN-say

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.