Browsing: alpestris

Epithet: alpestris
Meaning: Alpine; relating to high mountains.
Derivation: A Latin adjective.
Pronunciation: al-PES-triss

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, and forms.

Here is a full list of succulents with this epithet. Click on the photo or the name of the plant for which you wish to see further information.

< Back to Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names