Agave utahensis var. eborispina (Ivory-spined Agave) is a small succulent that forms rosettes of olive green to blue-green leaves with…
Meaning: Ivory-coloured spines
Derivation: Compound of two Latin words, dative singular of the noun "ebur," meaning "ivory (material)" or "a thing made of ivory" and the noun "spina," meaning "thorn, spine or prickle"
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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