Sensu

Sensu is a Latin word meaning "in the sense of". It is used in a number of fields including biology, geology, linguistics, and law. Commonly it refers to how strictly or loosely an expression is used in describing any particular concept, but it also appears in expressions that indicate the convention or context of the usage.

Read more about Sensu:  Common Qualifiers, Non-Latin Qualifiers, Circumscription, Examples in Practical Taxonomy

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List Of Plant Orders - Phylum Streptophyta - Class Zygnematophyceae
... Order Zygnematales Classification of Archaeplastida / Plantae sensu lato Rhodophyta Cyanidiophyceae · Porphyridiophyceae · Compsopogonophyceae · Stylonematophyceae · Rhodellophyceae ...
Cardiopteridaceae - Circumscription
... families Cardiopteridaceae, Stemonuraceae, Pennantiaceae, Metteniusaceae, and Icacinaceae sensu stricto ... Icacinaceae sensu stricto will eventually be divided further ... Cardiopteridaceae, sensu Kårehed, is rather diverse in spite of having only six genera ...
Author Citation (zoology) - Sensu Names
... A sensu name (sensu = "in the sense of", should not be written in italics) is a previously established name that was used by an author in an incorrect ... Taxonomists often created unwritten rules for authorships of sensu names, to record the first and original source for a misidentification of an animal ... Coryna as a new replacement name for Sphyradium sensu Hartmann, 1841 (therefore sensu should not be written in italics, the term Sphyradium sensu Hartmann, 1841 would be misunderstood as a species name) ...
Hemerocallidaceae - Circumscription
... of DNA sequences have shown that Xeronema is sister to a clade consisting of Xanthorrhoeaceae sensu lato, Amaryllidaceae sensu lato, and Asparagaceae sensu lato ... In the narrower of these circumscriptions, Hemerocallidaceae sensu stricto, it consists of 12 genera and 40 to 50 species ... The broader version of the family, Hemerocallidaceae sensu lato, includes those species that would otherwise be assigned to Johnsoniaceae ...
Sensu - Examples in Practical Taxonomy
... Sensu is used in the taxonomy of living creatures to specify which circumscription of a given taxon is meant, where more than one circumscription can be ... stripped of some of its constraints by saying sensu lato that is what speaking more broadly amounts to ... "The 'clearly non-monophyletic' series Cyrtostylis sensu A.S ...