These are the six facts you should know about plants' naming.
1. Plants have names, just like people do
The naming of plants is based on a system developed by the famous botanist Linnaeus.
2. Latin name, botanical name, or scientific name
Name of genus + Name of species. Ex.: Monstera deliciosa
3. Common name or popula name
The common name of plants may be different depending on local and family traditions.
4. House plant families
A botanical family of plants shares certain characteristics such as foliage and flower form.
5. What is a variety?
In nature, sometimes a particular species might eventually produce a variant.
6. What is a cultivar?
New variations of species can be produced by means of cultivation techniques, hybridization, or mutations.