The Science Room Botany Taxonomy Quiz Name _______________________
Fill in the blank in each of the following statements.

1. Practical plant taxonomy means _____________________________________________________.
 
2. __________________________________________, the main work of Linnaeus, is the starting point for modern botanical nomenclature.
 
3. A plant Family name adds ___________________ to the end of the genus name.
 
4. Most literature refers only to these three classification group names for any plant. _________________________________________
 
5. The Family Pinaceae has ______________________________ type leaves.
 
6. The _____________________________________ fixes the strict concept of the species and the application of its name.
 
7. ________________________________________ form their seeds enclosed in a fruit.
 
8. All members of the Class Dicotyledoneae have ______________________________________________.
 
9. Grasses are ___________________________________ flowering plants with narrow leaves and jointed stems.
 
10. ____________________________________ plants complete their life cycle over two growing seasons.
 
11. __________________________________ is the application of names to plants.
 
12. Scientific names of taxonomic groups are treated as _______________________, regardless of their derivation.
 
13. The ___________________________________ of the scientific name is the individual responsible for the name.
 
14. There is a movement to adopt only one classification system, ___________________________________, for all types of living things.
 
15. "Pliny the Elder" tried to record ________________________________________________________.
 
16. _______________________________________ is the grouping of plants based on their presumed relationships.
 
17. In a scientific name, the _____________________________________________ names are either italicized or underlined.
 
18. An __________________________________ must come from the same collection, with the same locality, data, and number as the Holotype.
 
19. _________________________________________ form "naked seeds".
 
20. Monocots have leaves that are usually _______________________________-veined.