Definition of floristic in English:

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floristic

Pronunciation: /fləˈristik/

adjective

Botany
Relating to the study of the distribution of plants.
Example sentences
  • However, a number of vascular floristic studies on the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee in the past 40 years have increased our baseline botanical knowledge of this region.
  • Since 1971, eight floristic studies have contributed to our knowledge of the vascular flora of south Alabama.
  • The relative species richness of the Preserve was then compared to selected floristic studies from the Cumberland Plateau using the same species area curve.

Derivatives

floristically

Pronunciation: /-(ə)lē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • However, apparent vegetation changes underway suggest that the sites are converting from floristically diverse open barrens to a closed woodland with lower floristic diversity.
  • Results show that the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is among the most floristically rich natural areas in the Southern Appalachians.
  • The islands are very rich floristically, with a high proportion of shrubs and other woody forms.

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Syllabification: flo·ris·tic

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