Identify the genus and species name in the scientific name of coconut, Cocos nucifera . How did you do the identification?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 31st Mar, 2016, 08:52: AM

Expert Answer:

Scientific name of coconut is Cocos nucifera.The genus is Cocos and the species is nucifera.

The genus name is written first in binomial nomenclature starting with a capital letter, whereas the species name comes second and it starts with a small letter.

Answered by  | 31st Mar, 2016, 10:52: AM