Browsing: cryptospinosa

Epithet: cryptospinosa
Meaning: With hidden spines
Derivation: Compound of two words, the prefix "crypto-," meaning "hidden" and feminine form of the Latin adjective "spinosus."
Pronunciation: krip-toh-spin-OH-suh

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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