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Epithet: topalina
Meaning: Opal-like
Derivation: Compund epithet made up to the noun "opal" and the feminine form of the Latin suffix "-inus," meaning "of or pertaining to."
Pronunciation: op-al-EYE-nuh

While the generic name must be unique, two or more genera often share the same specific epithet. Moreover, the same epithet can be used for subspecies, varieties, and forms within a species. Here is a list of plants that share this epithet.