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Epithet: capensis
Meaning: Of or from Cape
Derivation: A compound epithet made up of the noun "Cape" and the Latin suffix "-ensis," meaning "of or from a place." Cape refers to the Cape Province, also called the Province of the Cape of Good Hope, a former province of South Africa.
Pronunciation: ka-PEN-sis

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.