Browsing: atrosanguineus

Epithet: actinocarpum
Meaning: Dark blood-colored
Derivation: Compund of two Latin adjectives, "ater," meaning dull black, dark," and "sanguineus," meaning "bloody; blood-colored."
Pronunciation: at-ro-san-GWIN-ee-us

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.

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