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Taxonomic Categories

  • Taxonomic categories means plants group having natural relations.
  • Taxonomic categories are also called as rank.
  • The study of taxonomy has seven taxonomic categories – Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus and species.
Knowing the order of taxonomic categories

Knowing the Order of Taxonomic Categories

Correct Taxonomic categories order

  • There are 7 main taxonomic categories. They are obligate categories i. e. they are strictly used at the time of any plant classification.
  • There are some extra categories, like sub division, sub order, sub family, tribe, sub tribe, etc. They are not regularly used. They are used only when they are needed.
  • Classification involves hierarchy of steps in… (900 more words) …

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ICBN

“International Code of Botanical Nomenclature”

ICBN - Book of rules of nomenclature

  • The International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (ICBN) is the set of rules and recommendations dealing with the formal botanical names that are given to plants.

  • Collection of rules regarding scientific - nomenclature of plants is known as ICBN.

  • ICBN was firstly proposed by -Sprague, Hitchcock, and Green (1930).

  • ICBN was first accepted in 1961.

  • 12th International congress, Leningrad, revised ICBN in 1975.

  • After revision it was republished in 1978.

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Botanical nomenclature is the naming of… (607 more words) …

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