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Swertia tetrapetala

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Swertia tetrapetala. See image source here.

#466 They called me Swertia tetrapetala, also known as Swertia pallasii, Swertia bissetii, and Swertia tetrapetala var. wilfordii. I pay homage to the male botanists Peter Simon Pallas, James Bisset, and Wilford (I couldn’t find his records). They first catalogued me in 1789.

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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.

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Poa lanata

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Poa lanata. See image source here.

#447 They called me Poa lanata, also known as Poa norbergii, and Poa komarovii. I pay homage to the male botanists Norberg (I couldn’t find his records), and Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov. They first catalogued me in 1910.