The Taxonomic Solution
A Taxonomy is a classification, usually represented
in a form of a single sheet chart.. In Robert Thornton's Temple
of Flora, he devised a chart whereby the plant kingdom could divided
into twenty four categories, depending on the type of stamen of the
01. the Linnaen system of classifying plants along sexual astructures. Here is a fine example - a fusion of text and diagram.
02. the introductory classificatory system in Peter Roget's Thesaurus, first edition 1852
03. a page from Hieronymus Megiser's Thesaurus polyglottus ... Frankfurt, 1603. How forbidding is the prospect of making a classification system of all the known languages of the world.