having only one type.
of the nature of a monotype.
Biology. having only one representative, as a genus with a single species.

1875–80; mono- + typic Unabridged
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monotypic (ˌmɒnəʊˈtɪpɪk)
1.  (of a genus or species) consisting of only one type of animal or plant
2.  of or relating to a monotype

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monotypic   (mŏn'ə-tĭp'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Having a single form or member, especially containing no more than one taxonomic category of the next lower rank. A monotypic genus contains a single species, while a monotypic species consists of a single population that is not divided into subspecies. Compare polytypic.
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Example sentences
Large monotypic stands of cattails are controlled by a combination of
  prescribed burning and mechanical disturbance.
These exotic tree species grow in dense monotypic stands that increase the
  intensity of wildfires in the area.
The monotypic stand of bulrush shelters the birds, while the small open-water
  pockets are not attractive to snow geese.
Rhizomatous, usually occurring in large, monotypic stands.
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