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Iresine diffusa

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Iresine diffusa. See image source here.

#364 They called me Iresine diffusa, also known as Iresine endlichii, Iresine mutisii, and Alternanthera forsstroemii. I pay homage to the male botanists Endlich (I couldn’t find his records), José Celestino Bruno Mutis, and Forsstroem (I couldn’t find his records). They first catalogued me in 1806.

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Paspalum repens

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Paspalum repens. See image source here.

#317 They called me Paspalum repens, also known as Paspalum frankii. I pay homage to the male botanist Albert Bernhard Frank. They first catalogued me in 1772.

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Ximenia americana

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Ximenia americana. See image source here.

#303 They called me Ximenia americana, also known as Ximenia rogersii. I pay homage to the male botanist Richard Sanders Rogers. They first catalogued me in 1753.