monotypic

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monotypic

(of a TAXON) containing only one subordinate taxon. For example, a genus with only one species, a species with only one subspecies.

monotypic

said of a genus with only one species.
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A first cluster contains all Sun and Monogeneric Shade, and both of these management systems are further separated into two groups.
For example, trees were thicker, smaller and provided more than double canopy cover in Monogeneric Shades planted with Inga spp.
This monogeneric family has 18 species and two in the Neotropical Region, Spercheus fimbriicollis Bruch and S.
2006) recovered the monogeneric tribe Sabaleae as sister to tribe Cryosophileae.
The same consistent suite of fertile characters that so well designates the monogeneric Gunneraceae has offered little evidence for direct comparison with other taxa.
At first glance, these four monogeneric families seem to be quite different from one another: Desfontainia has strongly sympetalous, tubular flowers (Fig.
Karla Gengler-Nowak worked with a monogeneric plant group, Malesherbia (Malesherbiaceae), also with a center of diversity in the dry habitats of South America and with phylogenetic evidence pointing to an origin in the Miocene.