Definition of genusCategorized under "General"
Definition as written by GrannyLois:
A class, kind, or group marked by common characteristics or by one common characteristic. Specifically a category of biological classification ranking between the family and the species comprising structurally or phylogenetically related species or an isolated species exhibiting unusual differentiation. Designated by a Latin or latinized capitalized singular noun
Definition as written by Margiempv:
The taxonomic group between family and species, including one or many species with characteristics in common.
Definition as written by cactus_lover:
A group of similar plants and animals.
Definition as written by Magpye:
Genus .. is the plant equivalent of our surnames. When followed by the name of the "species" you have it's botanical name. Almost always in Latin.
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