This projet is a case study of Pl@ntNet
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As a first step, we are creating special pages for the names in European languages of crops grown in temperate areas.
See: Common names: Introduction
List of Common_Names now available on the wiki :
When dealing with names in a particular language, one should have a basic knowledge about the structure and history of the language, and be acquainted with the existing sources of information. This is not a trivial task, as information is dispersed in diverse fields of knowledge, such as botany, agronomy, linguistics and ethnology. This set of pages aims to offer such basic knowledge.
Plantnames in Haiti