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Horticulture - Plant Taxonomy (Unit 2) Vocabulary
Introductory Horticulture Textbook (8th Edition) Delmar/Cengage Learning
a two-name system for naming plants.
the international set of rules in naming plants.
the English name of a plant that may differ in various localities.
another name for a specific plant; same as variety.
a classification that includes all plants that are similar in physical structure; the first word listed in a plant's name.
the order in which plants are classified.
the language often used to name plants.
species name for plants with large leaves.
species name for plants with small leaves.
a group of plants that evolved together and have similar characteristics.
a person who identifies and classifies plants, often providing the proper name for the plant.
the study of plant names and the identification of plants.