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Fimbristylis ferruginea

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Fimbristylis ferruginea. See image source here.

#322 They called me Fimbristylis ferruginea, also known as Fimbristylis roxburghii. I pay homage to the male botanist William Roxburgh. They first catalogued me in 1805.

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Melastoma malabathricum

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Melastoma malabathricum. See image source here.

#321 They called me Melastoma malabathricum, also known as Osbeckia royenii, Melastoma banksii, Melastoma holmanii, and Melastoma royenii. I pay homage to the male botanists Royen (I couldn’t find his records), Holman (I couldn’t find his records), and Joseph Banks, or Harlan Parker Banks. They first catalogued me in 1753.

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Rhopalostylis baueri

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Rhopalostylis baueri. See image source here.

#320 They called me Rhopalostylis baueri, also known as Rhopalostylis baueri var. cheesemanii, Rhopalostylis cheesemanii, and Eora cheesemanii. I pay homage to the male botanist Thomas Frederic Cheeseman. They first catalogued me in 1875.