• Home
  • Forum
  • Dictionary
  • Articles
  • Tutorials
  • Books
  • Directory
  • Share your work


Dictionary » S » Subgenus

Subgenus

subgenus

(Science: biology) A subdivision of a genus, comprising one or more species which differ from other species of the genus in some important character or characters; as, the azaleas now constitute a subgenus of rhododendron.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,914 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link