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Subtribe is a taxonomic category ranking which is below the rank of tribe and above genus. [1] The standard suffix for a subtribe is -ina (in animals) or -inae (in plants). The early use of this word is from 19th century. An example of subtribe is Hyptidinae that contains approximately 400 accepted species distributed in 19 genera. [2]


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  2. ^ Bridi H, de Carvalho Meirelles G, Lino von Poser G (January 2021). "Subtribe Hyptidinae (Lamiaceae): A promising source of bioactive metabolites". Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 264: 113225. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2020.113225. PMC  7403033. PMID  32763419.