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Epithet: mammulosa
Meaning: Having nipples
Derivation: Compound adjective composed of the Latin noun "mamilla," meaning "breast; nipple, teat," and the feminine form of the suffix "-osus," meaning "full of, overly, prone to."
Pronunciation: mam-uh-LO-sa

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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