Key:name:botanical

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Description
Using this tag is discouraged, use genus=*; species=* instead. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Names
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: deprecated

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This feature has been labeled as deprecated. The recommended replacement is: genus=*; species=*.
The reason is documented in Deprecated features. You are still free to continue to use or interpret this tag as you see fit since OpenStreetMap does not have “banned features”.
Under no circumstances should you (semi-)automatically change “deprecated” tags to something else in the database on a large scale without conforming to the automated edits code of conduct. Any such change will be reverted.

Mainly an early usage largely superseded in the more widespread species=* q.v..

This key also suffers from the problem that it is related to using name=* as the base for this concept, but the botanical name is not the name of the objects mapped, but a general classification scheme.

It also conflicts with the use of suffixes in the key name=* for names in other languages (e.g. name:pt=Parque da Colina).

See also