Definition of Malesia in English:

Malesia

Line breaks: Mal|esia
Pronunciation: /məˈliːzɪə
 
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Botany
  • A phytogeographical region comprising Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea, the Philippines, and Brunei.

Derivatives

Malesian

adjective
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  • The tropical Pacific islands posses an impoverished flora of Malesian character.
  • Geographic scope is essentially Malesian though some Pacific and Australian taxa are included.
  • The Malesian rain forests are the richest in the world in terms of number of species.

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