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vernacular name

the common (non-Latin) name for an organism, for example robin is the vernacular name for Erithacus rubecula.
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Vernacular name Botanic name Ail marron Nothoscordum inodorum (Aiton) G.
Table 1: List of Indigenous names for Bowenia, Lepidozamia and Macrozamia cycads of Australia (Bonta and Osborne 2007:18-20) Scientific name Locality Vernacular name Reference Bowenia QLD Eng.
The plants collected were identified by their vernacular names and their scientific equivalent found and documented.
Centuries of relentless persecution had driven the bird, known by its vernacular name as the fork-tailed puttock, to the very brink of extinction.
Reptiles were the most mentioned and the vernacular name with the highest number of medicinal uses was the snake, with six treatments identified (Table 2).
Under the name of each genus follows an English vernacular name, a list of generic synonyms, and entries Number of species worldwide, Number of Western Hemisphere species, Taxonomy, Type species, Distribution, Habitat (with references), Notes, and References.
How necessary some accepted vernacular name is--let alone a unique "scientific" label--can be seen from the duplication of names revealed in her pages for some common, or formerly common, birds.
Bumble bees species do not have common names, so in the following list of bumble bees most likely to be encountered in the garden, scientific names are provided along with a vernacular name that might be used for these species: B.
Vernacular name <<lirio>> (in Guayaquil, Ecuador).
Enset clones are denoted by their vernacular name, with their geographic origin in Ethiopia given in parentheses (C = Chena, D = Decha, H = Hadiya, S = Sidama, and W = Wolaita).
Finally, another linguistic connection that is worth investigating is the close correspondence between the western Indian vernacular name gorakh and 'kwora', which is listed as a name for baobab in the Nubian languages of Delami and Umm Brembeita of Eastern Sudan.