The standardisation of names | Botany: A Blooming History

Timothy Walker looks at how Carl Linnaeus came up with his new naming system for plant species, and how it set the precedent for the standardisation of names.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'45''
  • Broadcast year: 2011
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Reproduction, genetics and evolution | Classification and biodiversity | Linnaean system of classification

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Botany: A Blooming History
  • Episode: A Confusion of Names