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Epithet: linguiformis
Meaning: Tongue-shaped
Derivation: Compund of two Latin nouns, "lingua," meaning "tongue," and "forma." meaning "shape."
Pronunciation: lin-GWEE-form-iss
Alternative Pronunciation: lin-GWIH-form-iss

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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