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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 areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
See also
Status: in use


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.