Botanical epithets dictionary
Names etymology of some cactus and succulents
SPECIES, SUBSPECIES, FORMS and VARIETY.
A short glossary of botanical Epithets.
In biology the
is a standard convention that identifies each species by a scientific name
of two words, Latin in form and usually derived from Greek or Latin
roots. The scientific name of a species is formed by the combination of
two terms The first name (capitalized) is the genus
of the organism, the second (not capitalized) is its species.