Plant Taxonomy and Nomenclature Quiz

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What did Carolus Linnaeus set out to classify?

All known plants and animals according to their genera

What is the purpose of the binomial system of nomenclature?

To consistently distinguish among existing organisms with a single Latin scientific name

How many English names are commonly given to the widespread weed with the scientific name Plantago?


In which year did Carolus Linnaeus publish the two-volume work entitled Species Plantarum?


What was the main feature used by Linnaeus to classify plants?

Leaf characteristics

Test your knowledge on plant taxonomy and the binomial system of nomenclature used to identify living organisms. Explore the significance of consistent scientific naming and its application in distinguishing among existing organisms.

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