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Aristida adscensionis

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Aristida adscensionis. See image source here.

#470 They called me Aristida adscensionis, also known as Aristida thonningii, Chaetaria forskalii, Arthratherum adscensionis subsp. heymannii, Aristida heymannii, and Aristida ehrenbergii. I pay homage to the male botanists Thonning (I couldn’t find his records), Forskal (I couldn’t find his records), Heymann (I couldn’t find his records), and Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg. They first catalogued me in 1753.

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Potamogeton nodosus

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Potamogeton nodosus. See image source here.

#459 They called me Potamogeton nodosus, also known as Potamogeton leschenaultii, and Potamogeton thunbergii. I pay homage to the male botanists Leschenault (I couldn’t find his records), and Carl Peter Thunberg. They first catalogued me in 1816.

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Lasiacis divaricata

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Lasiacis divaricata. See image source here.

#455 They called me Lasiacis divaricata, also known as Lasiacis harrisii, and Panicum chauvinii. I pay homage to the male botanists Chauvin (I couldn’t find his records), and Warwick Harris, or Wayne K. Harris. They first catalogued me in 1910.