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Epithet: dasyphylla
Meaning: Shaggy-leaved
Derivation: Compound epithet made up of the prefix "dasy-," meaning "hairy, shaggy, dense," and the plural form of the noun "phyllon," meaning "leaf."
Pronunciation: das-ee-FIL-uh

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. Here is a list of plants that share this epithet.