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Lolium multiflorum

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Lolium multiflorum. See image source here.

#484 They called me Lolium multiflorum, also known as Lolium lesdainii, Lolium gaudinii, and Festuca haussknechtii. I pay homage to the male botanists Lesdain (I couldn’t find his records), Charles-Théophile Gaudin, and Heinrich Carl Haussknecht. They first catalogued me in 1779.

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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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Convolvulus betonicifolius

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Convolvulus betonicifolius. See image source here.

#468 They called me Convolvulus betonicifolius, also known as Convolvulus sibthorpii. I pay homage to the male botanist John Sibthorp, or Humphry Waldo Sibthorp. They first catalogued me in 1768.