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Epithet: ternatum
Meaning: Ternate; consisting of three; arranged in threes; having three leaflets or sections.
Derivation: Compound adjective composed of two Latin words, the numeral "terni," meaning "three each; three at a time," and the suffix "-atus" used to form adjectives from nouns indicating the possession of a thing or a quality.
Pronunciation: ter-NAY-tum

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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