The scientific name for a rose is Rosa. Roses are a perennial shrub or vine of the Rosa genus and the family Rosaceae. There are more than 100 species of roses, most of which are from Asia.
Roses are classified as deciduous plants divided into a number of categories that depend on breeding and habit. Hybrid tea roses are large flowering shrubs with repeat flowering. Floribunda roses are very similar to hybrid teas, but are more branched. Breeding between crosses of Floribundas and hybrid teas has produced Grandifloras, which are known as large flowered Floribundas. Pruning is very important for most of the rose varieties because it encourages a break in the new buds, which leads to new flower production. Old roses have fragrant flowers, which are recommended for trellising.Learn More
The scientific name of the ashoka tree is "Saraca indica." This small evergreen tree is native to India and is found at elevations up to 2,500 feet.Full Answer >
The scientific name for the common sunflower is Helianthus annuus. The common sunflower is a member of the Asteraceae plant family and was domesticated by the Native Americans for food production.Full Answer >
According to Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, the scientific name for the radish is Raphanus sativus L. Many varieties of this edible root vegetable have been cultivated by humans over thousands of years. Although difficult to prove due to insufficient archaeological evidence, it is likely that radishes originated in southeast Asia.Full Answer >
The scientific name for marigolds is Tagetes patula. Marigolds are an annual, herb plant that develops maroon, orange, red, mixed and cream-colored flowers and belongs to the Compositae family of plants. The plant is believed to have originated in New Mexico, Argentina and in other parts of South America and is divided into four different species, which are French marigolds, Single marigolds, African marigolds and triploids.Full Answer >