Key:species:en

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Description
The common name for a species of a plant or animal in English. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Natural
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
See also
Status: in use

Wikidata

Example:

As you can see in this example, there are often several common names to refer in the same language to the same species. This is mostly avoided with scientific names.