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Public-images-osm logo.svg name:botanical
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The scientific name for a living or fossil plant. Edit or translate this description.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasuse on relations unspecified
Useful combination
Status: deprecated


Mainly an early usage largely superseded in the more widespread species=* q.v..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