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Tephrosia purpurea

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Tephrosia purpurea. See image source here.

#874 They called me Tephrosia purpurea, also known as Tephrosia hamiltonii, Tephrosia taylorii, Tephrosia wallichii, Cracca wallichii, Tephrosia mitchellii, Tephrosia schweinfurthii, Tephrosia franchetii, Galega haynii, Galega heynii, and Tephrosia grahamii. I pay homage to the male botanists Georg August Schweinfurth, Adrien René Franchet, Hayn (I couldn’t find his records), Heyn (I couldn’t find his records), Robert Graham, George Charles Wallich, or Nathaniel Wallich, M. E. Mitchell, or John Mitchell, William Hamilton, Arthur Andrew Hamilton, Alexander Greenlaw Hamilton, or Arthur Hamilton, and Sir George Taylor, Nigel Paul Taylor, Norman Taylor, or William Randolph Taylor. They first catalogued me in 1807.

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Cyperus dubius

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Cyperus dubius. See image source here.

#871 They called me Cyperus dubius, also known as Cyperus merrillii, Mariscus merrillii, and Mariscus kraussii. I pay homage to the male botanists Elmer Drew Merrill, and Christian Ferdinand Friedrich von Krauss, or Johan Carl Krauss. They first catalogued me in 1773.

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Ichnanthus pallens

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Ichnanthus pallens. See image source here.

#855 They called me Ichnanthus pallens, also known as Panicum pallens var. swartzii, Ichnanthus hitchcockii, and Panicum schlechtendahlii. I pay homage to the male botanists Olof Swartz, Schlechtendahl (I couldn’t find his records), and Charles Leo Hitchcock, Edward Hitchcock, or Albert Spear Hitchcock. They first catalogued me in 1861.