Browsing: leptocaulis

Epithet: leptocaulis
Meaning: Thin-stemmed, slender-stemmed
Derivation: Compound of two Latin words, the adjective "leptus," meaning "thin, slender," and the noun "caulis," meaning "stalk, stem."
Pronunciation: lep-toh-KAW-liss

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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