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Epithet: mascaense
Meaning: Of or from Masca Gorge
Derivation: Compound of two words, "Masca" and the neuter form of the Latin suffix "-ensis," meaning "of or from a place." The word "Masca" refers to Masca Gorge (Spanish: Barranco de Masca), a narrow valley in the northwest of the island of Tenerife.
Pronunciation: mas-kay-EN-see

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, forms, and cultivars.

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