monotypic

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monotypic

[¦män·ə¦tip·ik]
(systematics)
Pertaining to a taxon that constains only one immediately subordinate taxon.
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Forster & Platnick (1984) erected the monogeneric, entelegyne families Pararchaeidae and Holarchaeidae, along with the Mecysmaucheniidae and the newly delimited Archaeidae, recognizing the heterogeneous nature of the four taxa.
Following Nestel and Altieri (1992), the four management types were: Forest (F), Organic Polygeneric Shade coffee (PS), Monogeneric Shade coffee (MS), and Coffee Monoculture or Sun Coffee ("Sun").
1985) retained all four dasypogonoid genera within Asparagales but placed Baxteria, Dasypogon and Kingia into a broadly circumscribed Dasypogonaceae, together with Lomandra and its allies, and segregated Calectasia and Xanthorrhoea into their own monogeneric families, Calectasiaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae, respectively.
The Caribbean genus Pseudophoenix belongs to the monogeneric tribe Cyclospatheae within subfamily Ceroxyloideae and has been recognized as an isolated member in the palm family, with no close relationships to any other Ceroxyloideae (Baker et al.
The same consistent suite of fertile characters that so well designates the monogeneric Gunneraceae has offered little evidence for direct comparison with other taxa.
At first glance, these four monogeneric families seem to be quite different from one another: Desfontainia has strongly sympetalous, tubular flowers (Fig.