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Classification of Plants Uses: Form: Seasonality: Climate: Food, Oil, Fragrance, Resin, Fibers, Wood, Latex, Medicinal Herb, Shrub, Tree, Vine Annual,

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1 Classification of Plants Uses: Form: Seasonality: Climate: Food, Oil, Fragrance, Resin, Fibers, Wood, Latex, Medicinal Herb, Shrub, Tree, Vine Annual, Biennial, Perennial Tropical, Subtropical, Hardy USDA Hardiness Zones

2 Botanical Classification Variety R. floribunda Species Rosa Genus Rosaceae Family Rosales Order Dicotyledonae Class Anthophyta Phylum Plantae Kingdom Bacteria Archaea Protista Fungi Animalia Monocotyledonae Queen Elizabeth Latin Binomial = Genus + Specific Epithet Cultivar Human Binomial?Homo sapiens Rosa multiflora Rosa grandiflora Human Kingdom?Animalia

3 The species name is a Latin binomial Dead Language Universally known The Genus name and a specific epithet Example: Brassica oleracea mustard of the garden Sometimes the binomial is not good enough! So we add a Latin variety name as well (also known as subspecies) Several examples of members of species Brassica oleracea

4 http://www.blueoniondesign.com/blog/cabbage.jpg Cabbage: Brassica oleracea capitata Has a head

5 http://www.hilltopfarms.org/images/kale.jpg Kale: Brassica oleracea acephala No head

6 http://www.vegetables.pe.kr/vegetablesgallery/leaf_vegetables/images/brussels%20sprouts_prince%20marvel.jpg Brussels sprouts: Brassica oleracea gemmifera Bud maker

7 http://www.hrt.msu.edu/course/HRT204L/VEG_ID/kohlrabi.jpg Kohlrabi: Brassica oleracea caulorapa Stem turnip

8 http://www.cloverseed.com.hk/web_clover_c/broccoli/broccoli_monterey.jpg Broccoli: Brassica oleracea italica Italian

9 http://green-acres.org/images/products/cauliflower.jpg Cauliflower: Brassica oleracea botrytis Rotten

10 http://www.burpee.com/jump.jsp?itemID=219&itemType=CATEGORY&iMainCat=13&iSubCat=219 Two Seasons Hybrid Brassica oleracea capitata Salad Delight Earliana King Slaw cultivar names in home language and in single quotes


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