- Common Name
The genus is Partheonocissus which is always written with the first letter in capitals. The species is tricuspidata which is always written in all lower case. The common name is Boston Ivy and is written with the first letter of each word in capitals.
In some cases there are what is called a caltivar (variety). In such cases the cultivar name would go after the species name and is put in single quotes with the first letter of each word capitalized.