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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Today’s fascinator is nothing like a scarf; taxonomically, milliners place them under the genus of hats.
The genus Megatherium is widespread, but M. americanum is known mainly from Argentina.
Is clumping bamboo really considered not invasive or is that just an industry claim? How long can a 3 ½ foot buffer for clumping bamboo be considered to last for clumping bamboo of genus Fargesia?
Peonies, flowering plants in the genus Paeonia, usually appear only for a few weeks in May and June.
Azaleas and rhododendrons are common names used for a very large genus of plants: Rhododendron.
In Page’s lab, upper-case Cannabis refers to the genus and lower-case refers to the plant.
Further work will determine whether the team actually has a T. rex on their hands, or possibly a Nanotyrannus, a tiny genus of tyrannosaur that's a matter of scientific debate.
Members of the genus Helleborus are generally evergreen herbaceous perennials that hail from eastern Europe and western Asia.
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biology : a group of related animals or plants that includes several or many different species
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