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phytogeography Line breaks: phyto|geog¦raphy
Pronunciation: /ˌfʌɪtəʊdʒɪˈɒɡrəfi/

Definition of phytogeography in English:


[mass noun]
The branch of botany that deals with the geographical distribution of plants. Also called plant geography.
Example sentences
  • We have used their guidelines dealing with morphology and phytogeography.
  • According to Linnaeus, Theophrastus is the father of Botany; he is also considered as the founder of several disciplines of plant biology, such as morphology, physiology, taxonomy, phytogeography, seed biology, and plant ecology.
  • It covers aspects related to plant community structure, community function and phytogeography.


Example sentences
  • In contrast, the Hawaiian flora is so distinctive that it is assigned to its own floristic region by most phytogeographers.
  • Joseph Hooker was primarily a taxonomist and a phytogeographer throughout his life.
Example sentences
  • In addition to water, another important factor in determining the phytogeographic distribution of CAM succulents is temperature.
  • The strongest phytogeographic connections have been proposed to be with the Mediterranean basin and north-western Africa; apparent links with south-eastern Africa and neotropical regions can also be traced.
  • The occurrence of Glandularia canadensis in Giles County represents a county record and adds to the phytogeographic information of limestone cedar glade species in Tennessee.
Example sentences
  • In addition to consulting state distribution maps, any future workers should consult modern reports on phytogeographical patterns of the southeastern United States and the coastal plain.
  • It describes the vascular flora of cedar glades of the southeastern United States and its phytogeographical relationships.
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