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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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Sporobolus africanus

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Sporobolus africanus. See image source here.

#135 They called me Sporobolus africanus, also known as Sporobolus batesii. I pay homage to the male botanist John Mallory Bates. They first catalogued me in 1955.

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Isolepis cernua

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Isolepis cernua. See image source here.

#91 They called me Isolepis cernua, also known as Isolepis kochii, Scirpus setaceus var. savii, Schoenoplectus savii, Scirpus savii, Isolepis savii, Scirpus cernuus var. vahlii, and Cyperus aitonii. I pay homage to the male botanists Sav (I couldn’t find his records), Martin Vahl, William Aiton, or William Townsend Aiton, and Karl Koch, Georg Friedrich Koch, Karl Heinrich Emil Koch, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Koch, or Wilhelm Daniel Joseph Koch. They first catalogued me in 1817.