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Epithet: fissoides
Meaning: Resembling fissum (for the similarity of Antegibbaeum fissoides to Argyroderma fissum).
Derivation: Compound of two words, the neuter form of the Latin adjective "fissus," meaning "cloven, split or divided," and the suffix "-oides," meaning "resembling, -oid, -like."
Pronunciation: fiss-OY-deez

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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