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41: Botanical Latin

An antique book showing latin with the title of the episode: Botanical Latin

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Botanical Latin- the language of plants- can be baffling but also incredibly helpful. Not really a language at all, this system of naming (nomenclature) gives each plant and official and universal name. These scientific names come in handy when identifying plants with regional common names or when several plants have the same common name; like sunflowers.

International Botanical Congress (yes, it's real)


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