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Epithet: multiceps
Meaning: many-headed
Derivation: Compound of two Latin words, the determiner "multus," meaning "much, many," and the suffix "-ceps," meaning "headed."
Pronunciation: MUL-tee-seps

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.

Here is a full list of succulents with this epithet. Click on the photo or the name of the plant for which you wish to see further information.

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