Latin Terminology Plants

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Latin Terminology Plants
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Latin terms and phrases commonly used in plant taxonomy
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  1. Standard ending for "subclass"
    -idae
  2. Standard ending for "order"
    -ales
  3. Standard ending for "family"
    -aceae
  4. How are plant family names formed?
    Add "-aceae" to the genus name
  5. Duplicates of a holotype
    Isotype
  6. The single plant specimen named after an author of its species
    Holotype
  7. Morphological feature meaning "foul smelling"
    Foetidus
  8. Morphological feature meaning "bell-shaped"
    Campanulatus
  9. Morphological feature meaning "5 stamens"
    Penstemon
  10. Meaning "of rivers"
    Fluviatilis
  11. Meaning "of fields"
    Campestris
  12. Meaning "growing in sand"
    Arenarius
  13. Growth form meaning "climbing"
    Scandens
  14. Standard ending for "division"
    -phyta
  15. Standard ending for "class"
    -opsida
  16. Growth form meaning "creeping"
    Repens
  17. Growth form meaning "tree"
    Aboreous
  18. Meaning "of Thapsus, Italy"
    Thapsus
  19. Meaning "of France"
    Gallicus
  20. Meaning "of England"
    Anglicus
  21. Classical name meaning "onion"
    Cepa
  22. Classical name meaning "corn"
    Mays
  23. Classical name meaning "beech"
    Fagus
  24. Classical name meaning "grass"
    Agrostis
  25. Discovered by Meriwhether Lewis
    Lewisia
  26. Where must an "x" be placed to denote hybridization of two species in the same genus?
    Between generic name and epithet
  27. Where must an "x" be placed to denote hybridization at the genus level?
    Before the generic name
  28. Use of Latin word "in"
    Connects names of two authors, first of which named plant and second published it
  29. Latin word "ex"
    "from" or "according to" - connects names of two authors, of which the second published a valid name, but didn't name the plant first
  30. Traditional and alternative names for mustard
    • Traditional: Cruciferae
    • Alternative: Brassicaceae
  31. Traditional and alternative name for mangosteen
    • Traditional: Guttiferae
    • Alternative: Clusiaceae
  32. Traditional and alternative names for dill
    • Traditional: Umbelliferae
    • Alternative: Apiaceae
  33. Traditional and alternative names for palms
    • Traditional: Palmae
    • Alternative: Arecaceae
  34. Traditional and alternative names for legumes
    • Traditional: Leguminosae
    • Alternative: Fabaceae
  35. Traditional and alternative names for mints
    • Traditional: Labiatae
    • Alternative: Lamiaceae
  36. Traditional and alternative names for grasses
    • Traditional: Gramineae
    • Alternative: Poaceae
  37. Traditional and alternative names for daisies
    • Traditional: Compositae
    • Alternative: Asteraceae
  38. Generic name
    Genus
  39. The standard ending of all families of vascular plants
    -aceae
  40. The standard ending for "genus"
    None - genus and all lower ranks lack standard endings

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