Browsing: spinosissima

Epithet: spinosissima
Meaning: Most spiny, spiniest; most thorny, thorniest
Derivation: Superlative of the Latin adjective "spinosus" meaning 'thorny, prickly."
Pronunciation: spin-oh-SIS-ee-muh

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 plant name for which you wish to see further information.

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