Taxonomy: Life's Filing System - Crash Course Biology #19
Scientific Name Binomial Nomenclature
A film about Carl Linnaeus | Natural History Museum
Swedish biologist Carl Linnaeus published his famous book Species Plantarum. It was the first work which consistently applied binomial names. Every species had a name consisted of two words. First part identified the genus, second identified the species. Species Plantarum was the start of the modern biological taxonomy.