botanical name

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botanical name

The scientific name of a plant, consisting of the name of its genus followed by the name of its species, usually in Latin, New Latin, or a Latinized form.
References in classic literature ?
Linum Usitatissimum = Linum usitatissimum (Cooper's capitalization varies) is the botanical name for the variety of flax from which linen is made}
A botanical garden is a place dedicated to the collection, cultivation and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names.
It contains plant profiles for trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, groundcovers, bulbs, and annuals of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Arkansas, and Kansas, with information on common and botanical names, growing them, using them in a landscape, ornamental attributes, and related plants, as well as a background chapter on the natural vegetation of the Midwest and chapters on plant selection and design.
It covers classical Ayurvedic herbs, their applications and dosages, and their formulas, and it converts Sanskrit into English equivalents, adding botanical names in the process.
The volume closes with a quick reference guide intended to make plant selection go quicker, along with indexes of common and botanical names.
The hottest botanical names currently are Clover and Poppy.
Spain, the Czech Republic and Hungary are under infringement procedures for failure to transpose Directive 2009/74/EC on botanical names of plants and the scientific names of other organisms.
Almost all of the botanical names were checked against the US Department of Agriculture's Germplasm Resource Information Network, to avoid the multiple names and murkiness that haunts many classification attempts.
Native animals and plants are referred to in a balance of common names, local Indigenous language and botanical names.
Each listing contains descriptions of 190 herbs: their botanical names, parts used, dosages, actions, indications, safety issues, key constituents and quality issues.
Two plants that used to be classified as helichrysums -- but have recently received new botanical names -- are hardy perennials that can handle a mild freeze (down to 20 degrees Fahrenheit) without a problem.
This 365 page book also features a list of common houseplants together with their botanical names and provides an extensive section on houseplant care to guide novices in planting, propagation, eliminating pests and more.