Parodia microsperma is small cactus with stems that have spirally arranged tubercles into 13 to 21 ribs, each with a cluster of spines at …
Derivation: Compound of two words, the prefix "micro-" meaning" very small," and the Latin noun "sperma," meaning "seeds."
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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