Definition of geobotany in English:

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geobotany

Pronunciation: /ˌjēōˈbät(ə)nē/

noun

Another term for phytogeography.
Example sentences
  • The geobotany of the region, a transition zone between boreal forest and arctic tundra, is a mosaic of treeless expanses composed of polygonized peat bog.
  • The lecture course contents include an introduction to the topics, approaches and methods of geobotany and vegetation ecology.
  • Their research concerns covered such branches of biology as phytosociology, floristics, plant systematics and geobotany and plant and animal anatomy.

Derivatives

geobotanical

Pronunciation: /-bəˈtanikəl/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Deschampsia antarctica, Antarctic hairgrass, is the only natural grass species growing in the Antarctic geobotanical zone, widespread all over the Maritime Antarctic.
  • The book begins with a description of the geobotanical regions of Antarctica and an overview of the native flora.
  • Hyperspectral remote sensing can potentially have a significant impact in detecting geobotanical anomalies or trends.

geobotanist

Pronunciation: /-ˈbätn-ist/
noun
Example sentences
  • Since 1991 she has worked as a geobotanist for the Krkonoše National Park Administration.
  • We closely cooperate with Russian, European and Northamerican geobotanists and landscape ecologists.
  • These microbiologists, plant physiologists, soil scientists, and geobotanists shared an interest in pursuing experimental investigations of energy, matter, and life.

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Syllabification: ge·o·bot·a·ny

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