Tradescantia sillamontana (White Velvet) is a densely branched plant with fleshy, prostrate to ascending stems bearing dull olive-green to…
Meaning: Of or from Cerro de la Silla
Derivation: Compound of two words, "silla" and the Latin suffix "-ensis," meaning "of or from a place." The word "sila" refers to Cerro de la Silla, a mountain and natural monument located within the metropolitan area of the city of Monterrey, Nuevo León, in northeastern Mexico.
Alternative Pronunciation: sil-luh-mon-TAY-nuh
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, forms, and cultivars.
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