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Epithet: perfoliata
Meaning: Appearing to have the stem passing through the leaves; having the leaf around the stem at the base.
Derivation: Feminine form of the New Latin adjective "perfoliatus."
Pronunciation: per-foh-lee-AY-tuh
Alternative Pronunciation: per-foh-lee-AH-tuh

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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