form genus

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form genus (plural form genera)

  1. (taxonomy) A collection of organisms that is given formal recognition at the rank of genus with a taxonomic name, but which is known to be an artificial group rather than a natural one.
    All fossilized roots of scale trees are assigned to the form genus 'Stigmaria'.

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