Scientific Classification

Floral Formula

Within Scripture, there is not much detail given to describe or define a kind. Kinds are able to reproduce which means they must be similar types of plants and animals. However, when trying to study and define the limits of a kind, one must make choices as to what a kind means.

What are Lumpers and Splitters in Taxonomy?

Lumpers and Splitters are defined as individuals or methodologies that broadly or narrowly group together similar members into a species (or other taxonomic rank).

Natanzera Classification System

Natanzera Overview

A taxonomic system based on the concept of Created Kinds. While based on classical Linneaen classification, it removes the evolutionary assumptions and introduces the Baramin, Sabah, Avot, and Benim levels.

Natanzera Taxonomic Endings

The following chart compares the Linnaean Taxonomic Endings to the Natanzera Taxonoming Endings.

Last Updated: 06 / 2017
Todd Elder

Todd Elder

Todd Elder has a deep desire to understand and experience Creation. As a Baraminologist, his current research includes developing the Katagenos Species Concept, the Natanzera Classification System, and the Floral Formula Method of determining Plant Kinds. As an author and speaker, his books and seminar materials are designed to encourage a growing relationship with the Creator.
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