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Epithet: elliptica
Meaning: Elliptical
Derivation: Feminine form of the Latin adjective "ellipticus."
Pronunciation: ee-LIP-tih-kuh

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.

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