Browsing: ovatifolia

Epithet: ovatifolia
Meaning: Ovate leaves
Derivation: Compound of two Latin words, the adjective "ovatus," meaning "ovate, egg-shaped," and the noun "folia," meaning "leaves, petals."
Pronunciation: ooh-vay-tih-FOH-lee-a

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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