Cephalophyllum spissum is a small succulent that forms compact clumps of short branches with pairs of fleshy, dark green leaves. The …
Meaning: Thick, close, compact, dense, crowded
Derivation: The neuter form of the Latin adjective "spissus."
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.