Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

How Plants Are Named.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "How Plants Are Named."— Presentation transcript:

1 How Plants Are Named

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

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

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

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

6 Scientific Naming Zea maize - corn

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

8 Example Sansaveria trifasciata common names: Snake Plant
Mother In Law’s Toungue

9 Plant families related genus with similar flower structures

10 Taxonomist scientists who identify and classify plants

11 International Rules International Code of Binomial Botanical Nomenclature

Download ppt "How Plants Are Named."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google