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Subspecies   [ Taxonomy ]
Abbreviation: ssp. or  subsp.

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

  A taxonomic category below species (a subdivision of a species,) that has 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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