Conophytum praesectum, formerly known as Ophthalmophyllum praesectum, is a dwarf succulent with a body that consists of two opposite…
Derivation: Compound of two words, the prefix "prae-," meaning "before or in front," and the neuter form of the participle "sectus," meaning "cut or divided."
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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