Brassica campestris Linn, (i) Give the common name of the plant, (ii) What do the first two parts of the name denote? (iii) Why are they written in italics, (iv) What is the meaning of Linn written at the end of the name?
(i) Common name Mustard
(ii) Parts of the name First part represents the genus or generic name, while the second part represents the specific name.
(iii) Italics In order to highlight their Latin origin.
(iv) Linn It is the abbreviation of the name of scientist Linnaeus, who gave the name to the plant.