Examples of genus in a Sentence
the crime novel, written from the criminal's perspective, is sometimes seen as a particular species of the detective story genus
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There are two kinds of Mexican sunflower, both of which have spectacular flowers and both in the genus Tithonia.
Distemper can affect a number of animals that fall under the canine genus, such as skunks, ferrets, bears, and yes, raccoons.
Once in the genus Ligularia, this plant is now classified as Falfurgium japonicum cv.
Depending on what taxonomist one follows, there are somewhere between 12 and about 30 species in the genus Helleborus.
But the parasites, microbial species of the genus Plasmodium, live alternately in animals and mosquitoes.
Marijuana plants are also in the cannabis genus, but they are bred and cultivated to maximize THC content, which can be as high as 35 percent.
Lastly, the company reports unidentified Pseudomonas species and unidentified species in the Acidovorax genus.
The genus name Prunus is from the Latin, meaning plum or cherry.
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biology : a group of related animals or plants that includes several or many different species
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