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HORT205 – Plant Nomenclature

Module code
Module title
Plant Nomenclature
The aim of this module is to develop student’s knowledge of plant nomenclature.
  • SX1701
NZQA Level
Level 2
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
State how plant names are given or changed
Use correct nomenclature for naming plants
Identify four unfamiliar plants
-Codes for naming plants
-Reasons for re-naming
-Thirty plants are named correctly; common name, generic name, species name, sub-species, Maori name, cultivar, synonym, varieties, hybrid
-International Code of Botanical Nomenclature written names
-Plant identification keys
-Identifying unfamiliar plants
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Theoretical face-to-face and online sessions including tutorials, workshops, group activities, discussion, workbooks, independent learning, and assignments.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is competency-based. In order to pass this module, students must attempt and meet all the requirements of the competency-based assessments including carrying out all tasks in a safe manner and to industry standard.

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