Browsing: wittebergensis

Epithet: wittebergensis
Meaning: Of or from Witteberge
Derivation: Compound of two words, "witteberge" and the Latin suffix "-ensis," meaning "of or from a place." The word "Witteberge" refers to Witteberg, also known as Witteberge, a South African mountain range just off the southwest corner of Lesotho.
Pronunciation: wit-ee-berg-EN-sis

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, forms, and cultivars.

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