The scientific name for the avocado is Persea americana, which means "alligator pear" in Latin. The name suggests that its roots lie in the Americas, or more specifically, Southern Mexico and Central America. Evidence su... More » Science Biology Botany

Examples of scientific names for frogs include Pseudacris triseriata for the chorus frog, Pseudacris clarkii for the spotted chorus frog and Atelopus zeteki for the Panamanian golden frog. The common scientific order for... More » Science Biology Zoology

Scyphozoa is the scientific name of the true jellyfish. They are in the Animalia kingdom, the Cnidaria phylum and the Medusozoa subphylum. Other similar organisms are classified as Hydrozoa and Cubozoa. More » Science Biology Zoology
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The scientific name for the genus of mint plants is Mentha. Each distinct species of mint has its own scientific name. Peppermint's scientific name, for example, is Mentha piperita, while Mentha spicata is spearmint. More » Science Biology Botany

The scientific name of lemon tree is Citrus limon. Lemon trees thrive in USDA hardiness zones 9 to 11, and they grow up to 20 feet tall. More » Science Biology Botany

The scientific name for marigolds is Tagetes patula. Marigolds are an annual, herb plant that develops maroon, orange, red, mixed and cream-colored flowers and belongs to the Compositae family of plants. The plant is bel... More » Science Biology Botany