noun. (biology) taxonomic group between a genus and a species.
- taxonomic category
- genus (English)
- sub- (English)
Sentences with subgenus
1. Noun, singular or mass
Azaleas are a subgenus of flowering shrubs that can grow up to 6 feet in height and produce numerous large flowers in colors of pink, purple, red or white.
2. Proper noun, singular
A prized member of the blackberry clan, the Marionberry (Rubus L. subgenus Rubus) is known for its superior flavor and abundantly producing thorned canes.