Posted: 27/09/2013 at 21:01
And in any case the vast majority of plant names are in almost any other language than Latin.
And most people know far more correct Botanical names than they think.
Cyclamen, Crocus, Chrysanthemum, Cornus, Dianthus, Cotoneaster.....I could name dozens, but won't. All of these are the Latinised names for plants.