• There are some general practices used, however, including the idea that a newly defined genus should fulfill these three criteria to be descriptively useful: monophyly - all descendants of an ancestral taxon are grouped together (i.e. phylogenetic analysis should clearly demonstrate both monophyly and validity as a separate lineage). (wikipedia.org)
  • The flowers bloom over the period of a month, and if pollinated, can potentially Most Discuss Vanilla (genus) wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (wn.com)
  • Each genus should have a designated type, although in practice there is a backlog of older names without one. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aristoxenus (in his fragmentary treatise on rhythm) names 'genera' some patterns of rhythm. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also, as visible in the above examples, the Latinised portions of the scientific names of genera and their included species (and infraspecies, where applicable) are, by convention, written in italics . (wikipedia.org)
  • Measles (rubeola) is an infectious disease caused by multiplication of a single-strand ribonucleic acid (RNA) virus of the genus Morbillivirus in the upper respiratory tract and conjunctiva. (cochrane.org)
  • Aristoxenus describes the diatonic genus (Greek: διατονικό γένος) as the oldest and most natural of the genera (Mathiesen & 1999 310). (wikipedia.org)
  • In the genus of Hevea, 11 species exist but only three species within the genus produce usable rubber: Hevea benthamiana, Hevea brasiliensis and Hevea guianensis. (gardenguides.com)
  • With respect to scientific documentation, genus and species are paired thusly: the tea rose is Rosa odorata , the common ginkgo is Ginkgo biloba , the common horse is Equus caballus , and the hawksbill sea turtle is Eretmochelys imbricata . (britannica.com)