incertae sedis

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin incertae (of uncertainty) + sedis (seat).

Noun[edit]

incertae sedis

  1. (taxonomy) A term applied to a taxon or group of taxa whose relationship with others is unknown or undecided.
    The placement of the genus Dipentodon? Well, in the APG II (2003) system it is listed as incertae sedis.