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Epithet: americana
Meaning: American; of or pertaining to America
Derivation: Compound epithet made up of the noun "America" and the feminine form of the Latin suffix "-anus"
Pronunciation: a-mer-ih-KAY-na
Alternative Pronunciation: a-mer-ih-KAH-na

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.