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Leea guineensis

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Leea guineensis. See image source here.

#304 They called me Leea guineensis, also known as Leea wrightii, Leea schomburgkii, and Leea cumingii. I pay homage to the male botanists Moritz Richard Schomburgk, Hugh Cuming, and Charles Henry Wright, Charles Wright, Edward Perceval (Percival) Wright, John Wright, or William Wright. They first catalogued me in 1831.

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Torenia crustacea

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Torenia crustacea. See image source here.

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Fimbristylis dichotoma

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Fimbristylis dichotoma. See image source here.

#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.