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Epithet: sarcocaulis
Meaning: Fleshy-stemmed; with fleshy stems
Derivation: Compound of two words, the prefix "sarco-," meaning "flesh" and the Latin noun "caulis," meaning "stalk" or "stem."
Pronunciation: sar-koh-KAW-liss

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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