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Epithet: characias
Derivation: A Latinized word from "xaraxias," the ancient name Dioscorides (40-90 AD) gave Euphorbia characias in the first century AD.
Pronunciation: kar-RAY-see-as

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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