Taxonomy is the practice and science of classification. This category is for sites about the taxonomy of living and extinct organisms. It includes classical Linnaean taxonomy and phylogenetic taxonomy or cladism, which groups taxa using derived traits.
A flexible format for encoding taxonomic descriptions for computer processing. It can be used to produce natural-language descriptions, conventional or interactive keys, classifications, and information-retrieval systems.
Includes photos of more than 50,000 plant, palm, cycad and other cultivated tropical plants from Florida and taxonomic information on grasses, especially bamboos, and other economically important and interesting plants.
A project containing information about the diversity of organisms on Earth, their history, and characteristics. The information is linked together in the form of the evolutionary tree that connects all organisms to each other.
Article from National Geographic News arguing that the taxonomic classification system devised by Linnaeus is outdated by genetic research that shows that morphological similarities are not necessarily proof of evolutionary relatedness.