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Scleria novae-hollandiae

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Scleria novae-hollandiae. See image source here.

#822 They called me Scleria novae-hollandiae, also known as Scleria merrillii. I pay homage to the male botanist Elmer Drew Merrill. They first catalogued me in 1875.

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Aglaia elaeagnoidea

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Aglaia elaeagnoidea. See image source here.

#812 They called me Aglaia elaeagnoidea, also known as Aglaia bourdillonii, Aglaia elaeagnoidea var. bourdillonii, Aglaia talbotii, and Aglaia wallichii. I pay homage to the male botanists Thomas Fulton Bourdillon, Talbot (I couldn’t find his records), and George Charles Wallich, or Nathaniel Wallich. They first catalogued me in 1863.

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Nelumbo nucifera

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Nelumbo nucifera. See image source here.

#807 They called me Nelumbo nucifera, also known as Nelumbium rheedii, and Nelumbo komarovii. I pay homage to the male botanists Rheed (I couldn’t find his records), and Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov. They first catalogued me in 1788.