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Epithet: albicoma
Meaning: White-haired; having white fibers
Derivation: Compound of two Latin words, the adjective "albus," meaning "white," "clear or bright" and "pale, fair, gray, or hoary," and the noun "coma," meaning "the hair of the head" or "foliage"
Pronunciation: ka-PEN-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, and forms.

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Succulentopedia Mammillaria albicoma

Mammillaria albicoma

Mammillaria albicoma is an attractive cactus that forms clumps of green stems covered with white hair-like spines. Each stem is globular…