Scientific names

Scientific Name

Scientific name is given to every recognized species on the Earth. It may trees, flowers, animals etc. A scientific name has two parts. The first word of scientific name denotes the genus and the second one denotes the species. Scientific names are also designed to tell you something about the animal’s relationship with other animals. The scientific name of human is Homo sapiens. Scientific names are derived from Latin and Greek.

 

Scientific names

Scientific names of plants

Common Name of Plants Scientific Name of Plants
Apple Pyrus malus
Bamboo Bamboosa aridinarifolia
Brinjal Solanum melongena
Banana Musa paradisicum
Black Gram Palsoes Mungo
Banyan Ficus benghalensis
Barley Hordeum vulgare
Black Pepper Piper nigrum
Carrot Daucas carota
Cashew nut Anacardium occidentale
Clove Syzygium aromaticum
Coriander Coriandrum sativum
Cucumber Cucumis sativas
Curry leaf Murraya koenigii
Capsicum Capsicum fruitscence
Chiku Achras sapota
Cotton Gossypium herbaceum
Dragon fruit Hylocereus undutus
Finger millet Eleusine coracana
Green Gram Phaseolies auicus
Guava Psidium guava
Ginger Zingiber officinale
Holy basil (Tulasi) Ocimum sanctum
Garlic Allium sativum
Jack fruit Artocarpus integra
Jowar Sorghum Vulgare
Kadamb Anthocephalus indicus
Lemon Citrus limonium
Maize Zea mays
Mango Mangifera indica
Neem Azadhirachta indica
Onion Allium cepa
Orange Citrus aurantium
Pea Pisum sativam
Papaya Carica papaya
Potato Solanum tubersum
Pomegranate Punica granatum
Peacock Flower (Gulmohar) Delonix regia rafin
Purple orchid tree (Kachnar) Bauhinia purpurea
Peepal Ficus religiosa Linn.
Pineapple Ananus sativus
Radish Raphanus sativus
Red maple Acer rubrum
Rice Oryza sativa
Rose Rosa
Soya bean Glycine max
Silver Oak Grevillea robusta
Sandalwood Santalum album
Spinach Lactuca sativa
Sunflower Helianthus annuus
Turmeric Curcuma longa
Tobacco Nicotina tobaccum
Teak Tectona grandis Linn.
Tamarind tree Tamarindus indica
Tomato Lycopersican esculentum
Watermelon Citrullus vulgaris
Wheat Triticum Aestivum

Scientific names of animals

Common Name of Animals Scientific Name of Animals
Cat Felis catus
Cobra Elapidae naja
Camel Camelus camelidae
Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus
Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes
Crocodile Crocodilia niloticus
Chameleon Chamaele ontidate
Dog Cannis familiaris
Deer Artiodactyl cervidae
Dolphin Delphinidae delphis
Elephant Proboscidea elephantidae
Frog Anura ranidae
Fox Cannis vulpes
Giraffe Giraffa camalopardalis
Giant Panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca
Goat Capra hircus
Housefly Musca domestica
Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius
Horse Eqqus caballus
Hyena Hyaenidae carnivora
Kangaroo Macropus macropodidae
Lion Panthera leo
Lizard Sauria lacertidae
Mouse Rodentia muridae
Panther Panthera pardus
Pig Artiodactyla suidae
Porcupine Hystricomorph hystricidae
Rabbit Leporidae cuniculas
Rhinoceros Perrissodanctyl rthinocerotidae
Scorpion Archinida scorpionida
Sea Horse Hippocampus syngnathidae
Squirrel Rodentia sciurus
Tiger Panthera tigris
Zebra Equidae burcheli