Flashcards in Lesson 2: Bottany And Herbal Medicines Deck (19):
What are the 7 major categories that determine assignment of accepted criteria of plants and animals in the method of taxonomy?
Kingdom, division/phylum, class, order, family, genus and species.
What are the 5 kingdoms with respect to the tap taxonomic hierarchy?
Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia
What is the method used to name and classify plants and other organisms?
What is the name of the non-vascular division of the Plantae Kingdom?
Psilophytes, lycophytes, sphenophytes and pterophytes are the same in what two ways?
They are seedless, vascular plants.
What two qualities do the following divisions of the Plantae kingdom share:
Coniferophytes, cycadophytes, ginkgophytes and gnetophytes.
They are seed-producing vascular plants.
What is the most dominant of the plant devisions?
Anthophytes are also known as..?
Anthophytes or angiosperms are known as..?
What are the two classes that the Anthophytae division is broken into?
Monocots and dicots
What is the name of the study that refers to the shape, size and structure of organisms?
With respect to taxonomy what constitutes an 'Order'?
One or more 'families' that share similar characteristics.
Groups of plants based on similarities at the organism, cellular and molecular levels are known as what?
A subdivision of a family that is determined by morphological and genetic similarities is know as the?
A recognizable and self perpetuating population that is more or less isolated genetically as well as by its geographical distribution and environment is known as what?
What is the name of the code that controls the naming of plants?
International code of botanical nomenclature
What is the system used for naming plants?
Who devised the binomial system?