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Epithet: affinis
Meaning: Neighboring, allied to, kindred
Derivation: A Latin adjective
Pronunciation: uh-FEE-niss
Alternative Pronunciation: af-IN-iss

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.