Category: Botanical Classification

Bentham and Hooker Classification system

1 his system was proposed by George Bentham and Joseph Dalton Hooker. They proposed natural classilication system. .[heir system as published ill Genera Plantarum. They divide the seed plants into 202 orders. .[heir system was chiefly based on De Condone. Advantage of Bentham and Booker Classification system: . It is oased on natural classification system. [Continue]

Carolus Linnaeus Classification system

The classification system of Linnaeus was based on floral characteristics. He chiefly used characters of stamen’s. Therefore, his system is called sexual system. This system is very convenient for the identification of plants. I le presented his classification system in two books. These books are Species Plantarum and Genera Plantarum. Advantages of Linnaeus system: Linnaeus [Continue]

Binomial Nomenclature Of Plants

Binomial Nomenclature  Plant Nomenclature: The assignment of scientific names to plants is called Nomenclature. Name is one of the most important ways of identifying an object. Names maybe common, proper, abstract or collective. Our choice of names for individuals is generally arbitrary, however, it imbibes a great influence of language, religion, culture and tradition. Since [Continue]

Botanical Plants Classification (Part 2)

Botanical Plants Classification (Part 2) Division: Gymnospermae The division Gymnospermae was placed in between dicotyledons and monocotyledons and is further classified into three orders. Gnetaceae Coniferae Cycadaceae This system has some refinements over that of de Condolle’s namely erection of a new series Disciflorae in their Polypetalae and its incorporation between the Thalamiflorae and Calciflorae, and revision of apetalous taxa. The gymnosperms were [Continue]

Botanical Plants Classification (Part 1)

Botanical Plants Classification (Part 1) Classification           Classification is the arrangement of plants into groups having common characteristics. These groups are arranged into a system. Similarly, species of flowering plants are placed in a Genus; similar genera are grouped into Families; families with common features are arranged into Orders; orders into Classes and classes into [Continue]