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Chlorophytum comosum

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Chlorophytum comosum. See image source here.

#479 They called me Chlorophytum comosum, also known as Anthericum vallis-trappii, Chlorophytum burchellii, and Chlorophytum kirkii. I pay homage to the male botanists Vallis-trapp (I couldn’t find his records), William John Burchell, and Thomas Kirk. They first catalogued me in 1862.

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Imperata cylindrica

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Imperata cylindrica. See image source here.

#440 They called me Imperata cylindrica, also known as Imperata koenigii, Imperata arundinacea var. koenigii, Saccharum thunbergii, Saccharum koenigii, and Imperata cylindrica subsp. koenigii. I pay homage to the male botanists Koenig (I couldn’t find his records), and Carl Peter Thunberg. They first catalogued me in 1812.

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Microlepia speluncae

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Microlepia speluncae. See image source here.

#402 They called me Microlepia speluncae, also known as Dicksonia lessonii. I pay homage to the male botanist Pierre Adolphe Lesson. They first catalogued me in 1858.