Tylecodon pygmaeus (Pygmy Butterbush) is a small succulent with an underground tuberous base that produces one, rarely few smooth erect…
Meaning: Short; of reduced stature
Derivation: Latin adjective
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.