Botany nomenclature

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Aims

  • Use correct nomenclature for naming plants.
  • Identify unfamiliar plants.
  • State how plant names are given or changed.

Learning Outcomes

  • Plant names are written correctly.
  • Incorrectly written names are recognised and corrected.
  • Four resources are identified in terms of their use for identifying plants.
  • Basic vegetation identification keys are recognised and used to identify plants.
  • Criteria are described for naming a new plant.
  • Criteria and reasons are describe

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