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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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Juncus articulatus

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Juncus articulatus. See image source here.

#395 They called me Juncus articulatus, also known as Juncus tatewakii, Juncus engelmannii, and Juncus articulatus f. zapalowiczii. I pay homage to the male botanists Tatewak (I couldn’t find his records), Zapalowicz (I couldn’t find his records), and George Engelmann, or Georg Engelmann. They first catalogued me in 1753.

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Agrostis gigantea

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Agrostis gigantea. See image source here.

#346 They called me Agrostis gigantea, also known as Agrostis virletii, Agrostis welwitschii, Agrostis widenii, Agrostis gigantea var. gouxii, Vilfa gaudichaudii, Agrostis zerovii, Agrostis kitaibelii, and Agrostis sibthorpii. I pay homage to the male botanists Virlet (I couldn’t find his records), Friedrich Welwitsch, Widen (I couldn’t find his records), Goux (I couldn’t find his records), Gaudichaud (I couldn’t find his records), Zerov (I couldn’t find his records), Pál Kitaibel, and John Sibthorp, or Humphry Waldo Sibthorp. They first catalogued me in 1788.