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Epithet: capensis
Meaning: Of or from Cape
Derivation: Compound of two words, "Cape" and the Latin suffix "-ensis," meaning "of or from a place." The word "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

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, forms, and cultivars.

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