Which of the following shows the correct example of taxonomic category - Genus?
A. Potato, tomato and brinjal belong to Solanum.
B. Monkey, gorilla and gibbon placed in Mammalia.
C. Solanum, Petunia, and Datura placed in Solanacea.
D. Mangifera indica, Solanum tuberosum, and Panthera leo.
Correct Answer : A.
Potato, tomato and brinjal are three different species but all belong to the genus Solanum. Genus is an assembly of related species which evolved from a common ancestor and have certain common characters.