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How Plants Are Named Binomial Naming Linnaeus developed binomial system for naming plants consists of two names.

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2 How Plants Are Named

3 Binomial Naming Linnaeus developed binomial system for naming plants consists of two names

4 Linnaeus Swedish botonist gave all plants 2 Latin names as their scientific name

5 Scientific Naming first name - genus or the plants group name second name - species, means kind

6 Scientific Naming genus name is always capitalized species is not both are underlined

7 Scientific Naming Zea maize - corn

8 Why use Scientific names many plants have more than one common name universally understood throughout the world

9 Example Sansaveria trifasciata common names: Snake Plant Mother In Laws Toungue

10 Plant families related genus with similar flower structures

11 Taxonomist scientists who identify and classify plants

12 International Rules International Code of Binomial Botanical Nomenclature


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