Taxonomy For A Long Time Was Considered As Descriptive Science Why

Taxonomy for a long time was considered as descriptive science. Why ?


(a) Taxonomy : It is the branch of biology dealing with identification, naming and classification i of the organism on the basis of some laws and principles.
(b) It includes characterization, identification, nomenclature and classification.
(c) The morphological characters were considerd in the beginning to classify organisms.
(d) The species was considered static and fixed entity.