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Epithet: melanantha
Meaning: With black flowers
Derivation: New Latin adjective derived from the Ancient Greek "μέλᾱς (mélās)," meaning "black, dark," and "ἄνθος (ánthos)," meaning "flower, blossom, bloom."
Pronunciation: mel-an-ANTH-uh

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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