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Understand the terminology used in naming plants
Define the terms family, genus, species, cultivar variety and hybrid using the bi-nomial system
Explain the purpose and importance of botanical names and discuss why botanical names are reclassified
Explain how descriptive botanical names can aid identification e.g. nana and pendula
Define terms relating to plants characteristics:
Define terms relating to plant lifecycles e.g.
(iii) herbaceous perennials,
(iv) woody perennial
Understand how the parts of plants can aid identification
Explain how a plant’s characteristics aid identification
Explain how plant anatomy and plant morphology aid identification e.g.
(ii) seeds and fruit
Identify and name plants using botanical names
Use a range of reference materials to aid identification of plants
Use a plant’s characteristics to aid identification e.g.
Identify and botanically name a total of 60 plants (from the following categories).
(i) annuals and short-lived perennials
(iii) herbaceous perennials
(iv) trees and shrubs
(vi) food crops
Use the correct format when writing botanical names
Be able to work safely and minimise environmental damage
Work in a way which maintains health and safety and is consistent with current legislation, codes of practice and any additional requirements