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Epithet: eurypleurum
Meaning: Broad ribs
Derivation: Compound of two words, the prefix "eury-," meaning "wide, broad," and the Ancient Greek noun "pleurón" meaning "rib, side."
Pronunciation: yoor-ee-PLOOR-um

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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