Piaranthus atrosanguineus, formerly known as Huerniopsis atrosanguinea, is a succulent plant with thick fleshy stems with more or less…
Meaning: Dark blood-colored
Derivation: Compund of two Latin adjectives, "ater," meaning dull black, dark," and "sanguineus," meaning "bloody; blood-colored."
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.