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Epithet: horrida
Meaning: Rough, bristly, or shaggy
Derivation: Feminine form of the Latin adjective "horridus"
Pronunciation: HOR-id-uh
Alternative Pronunciation: hor-ID-uh

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.