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Epithet: agavoides
Meaning: Resembling Agave
Derivation: Compound of two words, the generic name "Agave" and the Latin suffix "-oides," meaning "looks like" or "similar to."
Pronunciation: ah-gav-OH-id-eez
Alternative Pronunciation: ah-gav-OY-deez

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.