[Tagging] Leaf type of "palm" for leaf_type

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 11:32:04 UTC 2015

2015-03-11 12:24 GMT+01:00 Rudolf Martin <rudolf.martin at gmx.de>:

> Perhaps we can find a general simple tagging for palms.
> key:genus and key:species expect the scientific name of a plant. These are
> normaly not known to non-botanists.

you could also use common names, e.g. species:de=Ölpalme or
but you'd still have to know the species quite well in order to be able to
use these tags.

> "taxon:en=palm" may be a good solution, although I would prefer
> "taxon=palm". Unfortunable the latter don't fit to the taxon definition.

I think it is important to have the language suffix when tagging common
names, otherwise we'd end up with a mess.

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