Division (botany)

taxonomic rank in biological classification
This article discusses taxonomy. For a different meaning in biology, see cell division.
The hierarchy of scientific classification

In biology, a division is the equivalent of a phylum in a kingdom. Botanists use the word "division" where zoologists use the word "phylum".

ReferencesEdit

  • Carroll, Robert L. 1988. Vertebrate paleontology and evolution. New York: W.H. Freeman. ISBN 0-716-7-1822-7.
  • Milner, Andrew. 1988. "The relationships and origin of living amphibians." In M.J. Benton (ed.), The phylogeny and classification of the tetrapods, Volume 1: Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, pp. 59–102. Oxford: Clarendon Press.