Definition of sensu lato in English:

sensu lato

Syllabification: sen·su la·to
Pronunciation: /ˈsenso͞o ˈlätō


  • In the broad sense.
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    • Notable omissions include microsporidia and long-branching fungi, leaving chytrids to represent fungi sensu lato.
    • I am aware that there are over 600 species of Eucalyptus sensu lato and that they do not all show the same response to fire, and I acknowledge that I did not witness the destruction of the Weston Creek laboratory.
    • Botanical source appears to be Cupressaceae sensu lato, also based on amber chemistry and direct association with wood and cone scales.



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