Given below is the scientific name of Mango. Identify the correctly written name. | NCERT solution | Class 12 Biology | Unit-1 The living world

Q.5:- Given below is the scientific name of Mango. Identify the correctly written name.

Mangifera Indica

Mangifera indica

 

Answer

In binomial system of nomenclature, the generic name of a species always starts with a capital letter whereas the specific name starts with a small letter. Therefore, the correct scientific name of Mango is Mangifera indica.