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Tephrosia purpurea

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Tephrosia purpurea. See image source here.

#874 They called me Tephrosia purpurea, also known as Tephrosia hamiltonii, Tephrosia taylorii, Tephrosia wallichii, Cracca wallichii, Tephrosia mitchellii, Tephrosia schweinfurthii, Tephrosia franchetii, Galega haynii, Galega heynii, and Tephrosia grahamii. I pay homage to the male botanists Georg August Schweinfurth, Adrien René Franchet, Hayn (I couldn’t find his records), Heyn (I couldn’t find his records), Robert Graham, George Charles Wallich, or Nathaniel Wallich, M. E. Mitchell, or John Mitchell, William Hamilton, Arthur Andrew Hamilton, Alexander Greenlaw Hamilton, or Arthur Hamilton, and Sir George Taylor, Nigel Paul Taylor, Norman Taylor, or William Randolph Taylor. They first catalogued me in 1807.

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Buchanania macrocarpa

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Buchanania macrocarpa. See image source here.

#858 They called me Buchanania macrocarpa, also known as Buchanania merrillii. I pay homage to the male botanist Elmer Drew Merrill. They first catalogued me in 1920.

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Lasianthus attenuatus

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Lasianthus attenuatus. See image source here.

#854 They called me Lasianthus attenuatus, also known as Lasianthus copelandii, Lasianthus thorelii, Lasianthus wallichii, and Mephitidia wallichii. I pay homage to the male botanists Thorel (I couldn’t find his records), Edwin Bingham Copeland, or Herbert Faulkner Copeland, and George Charles Wallich, or Nathaniel Wallich. They first catalogued me in 1823.