Vernacular name view
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The Vernacular name view displays additional information about a common name such as its country of origin and whether or not it is a non-English language name.

 
  Item Notes
1 Common name When a single common name applies to more than one botanical name, a separate vernacular name entry exists for each pair of names.
2 Botanical name The formal botanical name that this common name refers to.
3 Rank The taxonomic rank of the botanical name.  This name is automatically supplied when you type a valid botanical name.
4 Locality The country or other locality where this name is in common use.
5 Meaning When this is an historical name or a foreign-language name, the translated meaning can be supplied here.
6 Preferred name When more than one common name is used to refer to the same species, this is checked to indicate which is the one most often used.
7 Historical name Checked when this is an older name that is used in historical writings but is not used in everyday speech.
8 Foreign language Checked when this is not an English language name.
9 Data source This is a reference to the source material where this common name can be found.
10 Press this button to create a new specimen record with this botanical name.
11 Go to the specimen record with this botanical name.
12 Go to the taxonomic details for the referenced botanical name.

See also

   Vernacular name list

   Common name popup

   Vernacular names

Last reviewed March 25, 2004   

 

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