NEET Sample Paper NEET Sample Test Paper-16

  • question_answer A herbarium sheet

    A)  Carries a label providing information about the date and place of collection.

    B)  Also provides English, local and botanical names.

    C)  The family name of specimen and the collector's name is also mentioned.

    D)  More than one option is correct.

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Herbarium is a store house of collected plant specimens that are dried, pressed and preserved on sheets. Further, these sheets are arranged according to a universally accepted system of classification. These specimens, along with their descriptions on herbarium sheets, become a store house or repository for future use. The herbarium sheets also carry a label providing information about date and place of collection, English, local and botanical names, family, collector's name, etc. Herbaria also serve as quick referral systems in taxonomical studies.


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