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Epithet: marlothii
Derivation: Honors Rudolf Marloth (1855-1931), a German-born South African botanist, pharmacist, and analytical chemist, best known for his Flora of South Africa.
Pronunciation: mar-LOTH-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.