Q. 55.0( 4 Votes )

Give the scientific names of tiger, peacock, ant, neem, lotus, and potato?

Answer :

Tiger- Panthera tigris


Peacock- Pavo cristatus


Ant- Formicidae


Neem- Azadirachta indica


Lotus- Nelumbo nucifera


Potato- Solanum tuberosum


Additional information:


• The scientific name gives the benefit of correct identification. The local and common names of different species are different depending on locality, culture as well as language.


• For example; a tiger in Hindi is called bagh, in malayam it is katuva and in urdu it is cheetah.


• So if each one has to talk about tiger, in their own language, it will cause chaos and confusion.


• Hence, the scientific names clear this confusion.


• In whichever part of the world we go, a tiger’s scientific name will remain same that is Panthera tigris.


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