Browsing: volcanica

Epithet: volcanica
Meaning: Volcanic
Derivation: Compound of two words, "volcano" and the feminine form of the Latin suffix "-icus," meaning "of or pertaining to."
Pronunciation: vol-KAN-ee-kuh

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