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Alstonia scholaris

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Alstonia scholaris. See image source here.

#271 They called me Alstonia scholaris, also known as Alstonia kurzii. I pay homage to the male botanist Hermann Kurz, Holger Willibald Kurz, Wilhelm Sulpiz Kurz, or Albert Kurz. They first catalogued me in 1810.

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Poa pratensis

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Poa pratensis. See image source here.

#268 They called me Poa pratensis, also known as Poa skrjabinii, Poa peckii, Poa maydellii, Poa brintnellii, Poa pratensis subsp. jordanii, Poa macounii, Poa pratensis subsp. skrjabinii, Poa nymannii, Poa todarii, Poa pratensis var. macounii, and Poa pratensis var. maydellii. I pay homage to the male botanists Skrjabin (I couldn’t find his records), Maydell (I couldn’t find his records), Brintnell (I couldn’t find his records), Gregory J. Jordan, John Macoun, Nymann (I couldn’t find his records), Todar (I couldn’t find his records), and Morton Eaton Peck, or William Dandridge Peck. They first catalogued me in 1753.

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Dioscorea bulbifera

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Dioscorea bulbifera. See image source here.

#262 They called me Dioscorea bulbifera, also known as Dioscorea rogersii. I pay homage to the male botanist Richard Sanders Rogers. They first catalogued me in 1753.