named after Men

  • Caryota mitis
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    Caryota mitis. See image source here.

    #425 They called me Caryota mitis, also known as Caryota griffithii, and Drymophloeus zippellii. I pay homage to the male botanists William Griffith, and Zippell (I couldn’t find his records). They first catalogued me in 1790.