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Fimbristylis dichotoma

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#293 They called me Fimbristylis dichotoma, also known as Fimbristylis scherardii, Fimbristylis germainii, Fimbristylis eggersii, Fimbristylis ramosii, Fimbristylis humboldtii, Isolepis elliottii, Fimbristylis metzii, and Scirpus elliottii. I pay homage to the male botanists Scherard (I couldn’t find his records), Germain (I couldn’t find his records), Henrik Franz Alexander von Eggers, Ramos (I couldn’t find his records), Alexander von Humboldt, Stephen Elliott, and Metz (I couldn’t find his records). They first catalogued me in 1805.

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