Series (botany)

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The hierarchy of biological classification's eight major taxonomic ranks. Intermediate minor rankings are not shown.


subsection) but above that of species.[1]

Sections and/or series are typically used to help organize very large genera, which may have hundreds of species.

Cultivar marketing

The term "series" is also used (in seed marketing) for groupings of



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  2. ^ Glossary in Brickell, C.D.; Alexander, C.; David, J.C.; Hetterscheid, W.L.A.; Leslie, A.C.; Malecot, V.; Jin, X.; Editorial committee; Cubey, J.J. (2009). International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants (ICNCP or Cultivated Plant Code) incorporating the Rules and Recommendations for naming plants in cultivation, Eighth Edition, Adopted by the International Union of Biological Sciences International Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants (PDF). International Association for Plant Taxonomy and International Society for Horticultural Science.