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Epithet: rubispinus
Meaning: Ruby red thorn-bush
Derivation: Compound of two words, the noun "ruby," meaning "a clear deep red color," and "spinus," meaning "thorn-bush."
Pronunciation: roo-bih-SPIN-us

While the generic name must be unique, two or more genera often share the same specific epithet. Moreover, the same epithet can be used for subspecies, varieties, and forms within a species. Here is a list of plants that share this epithet.