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Series [ Taxonomy ]

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

  In taxonomy a series  is  a subdivision of a genus into morphologically recognisable groupings of related species,  but of a category below than subgenus and section.  
The species grouped in a series have minor repeating, genetic and structural distinctions (morphological characters such as size or shape of parts, and either partially or completely isolated, usually by means of geographical or ecological barriers)


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