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Sagina maritima

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Sagina maritima. See image source here.

#163 They called me Sagina maritima, also known as Sagina rodriguezii, Sagina schiraevskii, and Sagina thiebautii. I pay homage to the male botanists Águedo Marrero Rodriguez, Schiraevsk (I couldn’t find his records), and Thiebaut (I couldn’t find his records). They first catalogued me in 1806.

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Silene uniflora

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Silene uniflora. See image source here.

#162 They called me Silene uniflora, also known as Silene bastardii. I pay homage to the male botanist Toussaint Bastard. They first catalogued me in 1794.

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Aira praecox

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Aira praecox. See image source here.

#152 They called me Aira praecox, also known as Aira gmelinii. I pay homage to the male botanist Johann Friedrich Gmelin, Johann Georg Gmelin, Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin, or Carl Christian Gmelin. They first catalogued me in 1753.