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Unformatted text preview: Nomenclature Carpinus caroliniana American Hornbeam Nomenclature The Problem with Common Names Many common names for one plant: American Hornbeam ( Carpinus caroliniana ) • American Hornbeam • Blue Beech • Musclewood • Water Beech • Ironwood Nomenclature The Problem with Common Names Many plants for one common name: “Ironwood” Carpinus caroliniana (American Hornbeam) - Arkansas Ostrya virginiana (American Hophornbean) - Michigan Krugiodendron ferreum (Black Ironwood) - Florida Olneya tesota (Desert Ironwood)- Arizona Casuarina cunninghamiana (Ironwood tree) - Australia Parrotia persica (Persian Parrotia, Irontree) - Europe Nomenclature To standardize plant names: a single species name (Latin binomial) is assigned to each plant according to a system of classification determined by: International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (ICBN) - botanical names. International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants (ICNCP) - cultivated plants Classification Example: Weeping Higan Cherry Kingdom -- Plantae Division -- Spermatophyta Subdivision -- Angiosperm Class -- Dicotyledoneae Order -- Rosales Family -- Rosaceae Genus -- Prunus specific epithet -- subhirtella Variety – pendula Binomial system: Carolus Linnaeus (Species Plantarum , 1753) binomial Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778) Carolus Linnaeus The Father of Taxonomy. Divisions of Species Variety (var.) – a natural subpopulation within a species occurs in (var....
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course HORT 217 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.

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