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Pedicularis verticillata

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Pedicularis verticillata. See image source here.

#964 They called me Pedicularis verticillata, also known as Pedicularis taquetii, and Pedicularis menziesii. I pay homage to the male botanists Taquet (I couldn’t find his records), and Archibald Menzies. They first catalogued me in 1753.

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Desmodium scorpiurus

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Desmodium scorpiurus. See image source here.

#956 They called me Desmodium scorpiurus, also known as Meibomia martensii. I pay homage to the male botanist Georg Matthias von Martens, or Martin Martens. They first catalogued me in 1825.

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Cyrtosperma johnstonii

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Cyrtosperma johnstonii. See image source here.

#927 They called me Cyrtosperma johnstonii, also known as Alocasia johnstonii. I pay homage to the male botanist Henry Halcro Johnston, Henry “Harry” Hamilton Johnston, Ivan Murray Johnston, or Marshall Conring Johnston. They first catalogued me in 1882.