A seasonal quiz and festive greetings!
Scientific names for each plant as far as you can go to subspecies, following Stace Fourth Edition since we all need to get used to it! There are various bonus and supplementary questions so answer as many extra questions as you can. Bring your answers to the winter social when there will be prizes for the highest scores on Sat. 25th January, FSC Preston Montford at 2-4pm.
1 Supplementary Q. Food plant of much loved (mostly) children's pet, which has an efficient form of reproduction, what is this called? Bonus Q: How is this defined?
2 Supplementary Q. What is the country/region of origin?
3 Supplementary Q. How many species in this agg.? Bonus Q. What reproductive method has enabled this speciation?
4 Supplementary Q. What is the name of the structure that enables this plant to attach to the host tree?
5 Supplementary Q. How come this plant is so dangerous?
6 Supplementary Q. Name three traditional cultivated varieties (English names) from Shropshire?
7 Supplementary Q. How old is the oldest tree of this species in the UK and where is it?
8 Supplementary Q. How many Blackbirds are there?
11 Just the scientific name.
12 Just the scientific name.
13 Supplementary Q. What is the animal in the tree?
14 Just the scientific name.
15 Supplementary Q. How is the genus name used, grammatically speaking?
16 Supplementary Q. Which 'list' includes this plant?
17 Supplementary Q. Associated with what mythical creature?
18 Supplementary Q. How many species in this agg.?
19 Supplementary Q. What gives the bark the bitter smell?
That's it for pictures but here are some more bonus questions:20. What is a berry, in botanical terms?21. Which of the above fruits are not berries, and what are they if they are not berries?22. Which is the odd one out?Here ends the festive quiz, hope you enjoyed it. Don't forget to bring your answers to the winter social when there will be prizes for the highest scores on Sat. 25th January, FSC Preston Montford at 2-4pm.