What is a five letter word for a scientific mistake?
Isotria verticillata is the scientific, Latin or binomial name of the Five-leaves Pogonia. Specifically, a scientific name combines at least two words. The first word identifies the genus, which honors the equal length of the orchid's three sepals, Isotria. The second word indicates the species, which sports a whorled or umbrella like leafy arrangement, verticillata.
Isotria medeoloides is the scientific, Latin or binomial name of the Little Five-fingers Pogonia. Specifically, a scientific name brings together at least two words. The first word describes the genus as having three sepals that are equal in length, Isotria. The second word identifies the genus as similar in appearance to the Indian cucumber root, Medeola virginiana.