Browsing: myriostigma

Epithet: myriostigma
Meaning: Many-spotted
Derivation: Compound epithet made up of the prefix "myrio-," meaning "innumerable, myriad," and the Ancient Greek noun "stigma," meaning "mark or spot."
Pronunciation: my-ree-oh-STIG-muh

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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