Browsing: tomentosa

Epithet: tomentosa
Meaning: Having a mass of rough hairs.
Derivation: Femenine form of the latin adjective "tomentosus."
Pronunciation: toh-men-TOH-suh

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 name of the plant for which you wish to see further information.

< Back to Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names