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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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Crepis sancta

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Crepis sancta. See image source here.

#460 They called me Crepis sancta, also known as Crepis kochii, Trichoseris rueppellii, and Pterotheca ruppellii. I pay homage to the male botanists Rueppell (I couldn’t find his records), Ruppell (I couldn’t find his records), and Karl Koch, Georg Friedrich Koch, Karl Heinrich Emil Koch, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Koch, or Wilhelm Daniel Joseph Koch. They first catalogued me in 1913.

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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.