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Animals: Common and Scientific Names
How to pronounce scientific names
List of Latin and Greek words commonly used in systematic names
Welcome to NewEnglandSharks. Common names, and Scientific names. Taxonomy, is the science of classification.
In Plant Pronunciation, Part 1, we examined some of the vagaries in the pronunciation of "people plants," or those whose Latin names honor a particular scientist or botanist. In Part 2, we'll tackle a few tongue twisters and address some other common plant name slip-ups. Dictionaries and most plant pronunciation guides tell you to say ah- NEM -uh-nee. But you may run across this pronunciation suggestion in plant guides as well: an-eh- MOE -nee , which to my ears sounds more like a type of pasta. If so, someone had better tell the folks at National Geographic!