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.
Most importantly, the means of all arboreal variables for Polygeneric and Monogeneric Shaded coffee plantations in Figure 2 were significantly different, with a clear intensification gradient that distinguishes these two types of shaded coffee farms (Figure 1).
2006) recovered the monogeneric tribe Sabaleae as sister to tribe Cryosophileae.
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.