Universal rule of nomenclature:
- Biological names are generally in Latin and written in Italics.
- First word represents genus and second component is specific epithet.
- When scientific name is handwritten, it is underlined.
- First word denoting the genus starts with capital letter while specific epithet starts with small letter.
- Author’s name appears after the specific epithet. For example: Mangifera indica It indicates that this species was first described by Linnaeus.