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spinosissimus (m)
spinosissima
(f)
spinosissimum
(n)

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

 

 

From the Latin adjectives “Spinosus” meaning “thorny”  and the superlative suffix “Issimus”  that means “most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est”
( The specific name implies:
the spiniest”).
(For example
Mammillaria spinosissima)

 

 

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