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Epithet: fungii
Derivation: Honors Fung, Hom Fung, a Chinese botanist who collected lots of plant specimens in southern China in the 1930s.
Pronunciation: FUNG-ee-eye

While the generic name must be unique, two or more genera often share the same specific epithet. Moreover, the same epithet can be used for subspecies, varieties, and forms within a species. Here is a list of plants that share this epithet.