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Phoradendron quadrangulare

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Phoradendron quadrangulare. See image source here.

#478 They called me Phoradendron quadrangulare, also known as Phoradendron townsendii, Phoradendron gracile var. ballii, Phoradendron millspaughii, and Phoradendron rensonii. I pay homage to the male botanists Townsend (I couldn’t find his records), Charles Frederick Millspaugh, Renson (I couldn’t find his records), and John Ball, or Carleton Roy Ball. They first catalogued me in 1864.

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Lepidium nitidum

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Lepidium nitidum. See image source here.

#475 They called me Lepidium nitidum, also known as Lepidium nitidum var. howellii. I pay homage to the male botanist Thomas Jefferson Howell. They first catalogued me in 1838.

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Aristida adscensionis

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Aristida adscensionis. See image source here.

#470 They called me Aristida adscensionis, also known as Aristida thonningii, Chaetaria forskalii, Arthratherum adscensionis subsp. heymannii, Aristida heymannii, and Aristida ehrenbergii. I pay homage to the male botanists Thonning (I couldn’t find his records), Forskal (I couldn’t find his records), Heymann (I couldn’t find his records), and Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg. They first catalogued me in 1753.