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Epithet: balsamifera
Meaning: Balsam-bearing
Derivation: Compound of two words, the noun "balsam" and the Latin suffix "-ifera," meaning "bearing, carrying, bringing."
Pronunciation: bal-sam-EE-fer-uh

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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