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Sphaeropteris glauca

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#109 They called me Sphaeropteris glauca, also known as Alsophila mertensii, Alsophila smithii, Cyathea smithii, and Hemitelia smithii. I pay homage to the male botanists Franz Carl Mertens, and James Edward Smith, Johannes Jacobus Smith, Winifred Smith, Christo Albertyn Smith, Charles Piper Smith, Gerard Edwards Smith, Gilbert Morgan Smith, Henry George Smith, Hamilton Lanphere Smith, Albert Charles Smith, Alan Reid Smith, or William Wright Smith. They first catalogued me in 1970.

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