Echeveria elegans (Mexican Snowball) is a popular succulent that forms compact rosettes of spoon-shaped pale bluish-green leaves. It is a…
Meaning: Fine, elegant, or handsome
Derivation: A Latin adjective
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.