. Scientific names of potato and tomato plants are

A: Potato - Solanum tuberosum - Solanaceae

B: Tomato - Lycopersicum esculentum - Solanaceae

C: Potato - Ocimum sanctum - Lamiaceae

D: Both A and B

Best Answer

Explanation : 

  • Potatoes are members of the Solanaceae family and have the scientific name Solanum tuberosum.
  • Lycopersicum esculentum is the scientific name for tomato, which belongs to the Solanaceae family.
  • The Lamiaceae family includes Ocimum sanctum, sometimes known as holy basil.
  • As a result, option D is the right answer.

Final Answer :

Hence the correct answer is option D : Both A and B i.e.,

Potato - Solanum tuberosum - Solanaceae. Tomato - Lycopersicum esculentum - Solanaceae


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