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Epithet: citriformis
Meaning: Lemon-shaped
Derivation: Compound epithet made up of two Latin nouns, "citrus," meaning "lemon," and "forma," meaning "shape."
Pronunciation: sit-rih-FOR-miss

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.

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