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Heteropogon contortus

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Heteropogon contortus. See image source here.

#248 They called me Heteropogon contortus, also known as Heteropogon roxburghii, Andropogon allionii, Heteropogon allionii, and Andropogon bellardii. I pay homage to the male botanists William Roxburgh, Allion (I couldn’t find his records), and Bellard (I couldn’t find his records). They first catalogued me in 1817.

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Marcus-kochia littorea

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Marcus-kochia littorea. See image source here.

#234 They called me Marcus-kochia littorea, also known as Hesperis broussonetii. I pay homage to the male botanist Pierre Marie Auguste Broussonet. They first catalogued me in 2014.

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Micromeria benthamii

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Micromeria benthamii. See image source here.

#229 They called me Micromeria benthamii, also known as Clinopodium benthamii, and Satureja benthamii. I pay homage to the male botanist George Bentham. They first catalogued me in 1845.