|Group:||Group IV ((+)ssRNA)|
The Cheravirus refers to a genus of a plant virus in the family Secoviridae and order Picornavirales. Virus consists of a non-enveloped capsid with isometric, icosahedral symmetry. The viral gene is two segments of positive sense, single stranded RNA of about 10,000 nucleotides in length.
The name is derived from Cherry rasp leaf virus, the type member.
Two well known species in this genus include:
- ICTVdB Management (2006). 00.111.0.01. Cheravirus. In: ICTVdB - The Universal Virus Database, version 4. Büchen-Osmond, C. (Ed), Columbia University, New York, USA
- Index of Viruses - Cheravirus (2006). In: ICTVdB - The Universal Virus Database, version 4. Büchen-Osmond, C (Ed), Columbia University, New York, USA.
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