11th Class Biology The Living World / जीव जगत

  • question_answer 31)
      International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (ICBN) has provided a code for classification of plants. Give hierarchy of units of classification, botanists follow while classifying plants and mention different 'suffixes' used for the units.


                       ICBN has specified certain rules and principles is order to facilitate the study of plants by botanists. It helps in correct positioning of any newly discovered organism through proper identification and nomenclature. Given below is the taxonomic hierarchy, which is used while classifying any plant Kingdom-Plantae Division-phyta Class-ae Order-ales Family-eae/ceae Genus-First name of organism usually carrying Latin word and written in italics. Species-Second word of scientific name, also written in italics.

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