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Virus classification
Group: Group III (dsRNA)
Family: None Currently Assigned
Genus: Endornavirus


The Endornavirus is a genus of plant viruses. The non-enveloped viral capsid holds a non-segmented single molecule of double-stranded RNA, 14000-18000 nucleotides long. No true viral particles or structures have been observed. [1].

Several known species include:

  • Oryza rufipogon endornavirus - Oryza rufipogon virus
  • Oryza sativa endornavirus - Oryza sativa virus
  • Phaseolus vulgaris endornavirus - Phaseolus vulgaris virus
  • Vicia faba endornavirus - Vicia faba virus


  1. ICTVdB Management (2006). Endornavirus. In: ICTVdB - The Universal Virus Database, version 4. Büchen-Osmond, C. (Ed), Columbia University, New York, USA.

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