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Epithet: dolomiticum
Meaning: Belonging to the Dolomites
Derivation: Compound of two words, "dolomites" and the neuter form of the Latin suffix "-icus," meaning "belonging to" or "connected with." The word "dolomites" refers to the Dolomites, also known as the Dolomite Mountains, Dolomite Alps, or Dolomitic Alps, a mountain range located in northeastern Italy.
Pronunciation: doh-loh-MY-tih-kum

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, forms, and cultivars.

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