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Epithet: hislopii
Derivation: Honors Alexander Hislop (c.1880-1945), a British botanist who collected plants in Rhodesia (today's Zimbabwe) and died there in 1945.
Pronunciation: his-LOP-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.