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The scientific or botanical name of a flower depends on the specific type of flower and its species. For example, the genus for the rose is Rosa, and it belongs to the family called Rosaceae. More »

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The rose is the most popular flower in the world with tulips and lilies following close behind.Other popular flowers include poinsettias, carnations and irises. More »

Exotic flowers include the Dutch amaryllis, calla lily, Musa and Calathea. Other exotic flowers include the lotus, Equadorian rose, bird of paradise and Oriental lily. More »

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While the precise scientific name of each type of acorn varies with the species, all oaks are members of the genus Quercus. Acorns are considered nuts or seeds, and they have no other designated names. More »

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Red foxes have the taxonomic name Vulpes vulpes based on their genus and species, respectively. The red fox is one of 34 species in the Canidae family, which includes wolves, dogs, coyotes and jackals. More »

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Earthworms are all in the lumbricus genus, which makes the first part of this animal's scientific name; the second part, or species name, varies. For example, according to National Geographic, the common earthworm is lum... More »

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There are several rules to remember when writing scientific names; the two main rules are to write the name of a plant or organism with two names, a genus or generic name first, followed by an epithet or species name. Th... More »

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