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Epithet: amboinicus
Meaning: Belonging to or derived from Ambon
Derivation: Compound of two words, "Ambon" and the Latin suffix "-icus," meaning "belonging to" or "derived from." Ambon refers to Ambon Island, part of the Maluku Islands of Indonesia.
Pronunciation: am-boy-IN-ih-kuss

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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