Piaranthus comptus is a dwarf succulent that forms a compact mound of dark grey-green stems with four blunt ribs lined with tubercle-like…
Meaning: Brought together, formed, arranged; adorned
Derivation: Perfect passive participle of the Latin verb "como," meaning "arrange; dress."
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.
Here is a full list of succulents with this epithet. Click on the photo or the name of the plant for which you wish to see further information.