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Iresine diffusa

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Iresine diffusa. See image source here.

#364 They called me Iresine diffusa, also known as Iresine endlichii, Iresine mutisii, and Alternanthera forsstroemii. I pay homage to the male botanists Endlich (I couldn’t find his records), José Celestino Bruno Mutis, and Forsstroem (I couldn’t find his records). They first catalogued me in 1806.

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Selenicereus grandiflorus

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Selenicereus grandiflorus. See image source here.

#360 They called me Selenicereus grandiflorus, also known as Cereus antoinii, and Selenicereus maxonii. I pay homage to the male botanists Antoin (I couldn’t find his records), and William Ralph Maxon. They first catalogued me in 1909.

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Calyptranthes williamsii

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Calyptranthes williamsii. See image source here.

#359 They called me Calyptranthes williamsii, also known as Calyptranthes pallens var. williamsii. I pay homage to the male botanist Benjamin Samuel Williams, Ion James Muirhead Williams, Mark L. Williams, or Samuel Williams. They first catalogued me in 1950.