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Epithet: polythele
Meaning: Many nipples
Derivation: Compound adjective composed of the prefix "poly-," meaning "many," and the Ancient Greek noun "thele," meaning "teat, nipple."
Pronunciation: pol-lee-THEL-e

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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