[Tagging] Leaf type of "palm" for leaf_type

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 09:43:47 UTC 2015


2015-03-11 7:40 GMT+01:00 Russell Deffner <russell.deffner at hotosm.org>:

> In taxonomy of trees there are two kinds of families - gymnosperms and
> angiosperms, commonly called deciduous and coniferous but actually
> scientifically separated by their reproductive difference not what their
> leaves look like, do, etc.



Not that I knew better, but I've looked it up ;-)
If I understood this page correctly, angiosperms are not a family in the
taxon sense but something higher than an order:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flowering_plant
See here for the taxon hierarchy:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Biological_classification_L_Pengo_vflip.svg

cheers,
Martin
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