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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.

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Potamogeton nodosus

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Potamogeton nodosus. See image source here.

#459 They called me Potamogeton nodosus, also known as Potamogeton leschenaultii, and Potamogeton thunbergii. I pay homage to the male botanists Leschenault (I couldn’t find his records), and Carl Peter Thunberg. They first catalogued me in 1816.

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Mecardonia procumbens

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Mecardonia procumbens. See image source here.

#451 They called me Mecardonia procumbens, also known as Bacopa procumbens var. schottii. I pay homage to the male botanist Heinrich Wilhelm Schott, Heinrich Schott, Anton Schott, or Arthur Carl Victor Schott. They first catalogued me in 1903.