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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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A first cluster contains all Sun and Monogeneric Shade, and both of these management systems are further separated into two groups.
This interpretation is supported by the high loadings (> 0.83) of the first PC in both Forests and Polygeneric Shade, while these loadings were extremely low in Suns (0.08-0.013) and in Monogeneric Shades (0.27-0.57) (Figure 6).
For example, trees were thicker, smaller and provided more than double canopy cover in Monogeneric Shades planted with Inga spp.
This monogeneric family has 18 species and two in the Neotropical Region, Spercheus fimbriicollis Bruch and S.
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.
(2006) recovered the monogeneric tribe Sabaleae as sister to tribe Cryosophileae.
At first glance, these four monogeneric families seem to be quite different from one another: Desfontainia has strongly sympetalous, tubular flowers (Fig.
Other hyperaccumulating families are monogeneric: Daphniphyllaceae, Geissolomatceae, Goupiaceae, Pentaphyllacaceae, Phyllonomaceae, Polyosmaceae, Rhynchocalycaceae, and Symplocaceae.
Karla Gengler-Nowak worked with a monogeneric plant group, Malesherbia (Malesherbiaceae), also with a center of diversity in the dry habitats of South America and with phylogenetic evidence pointing to an origin in the Miocene.
Johnson (1959) reinstated the genus Lepidozamia and recognized three families: Cycadaceae (monogeneric); Stangeriaceae (monogeneric); and the Zamiaceae, which included the eight remaining genera.