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Macaronesia

División en sílabas: Mac·a·ro·ne·sia
Pronunciación: /ˌmakərəˈnēZHə
 
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Botany

Definición de Macaronesia en inglés:

A phytogeographical region comprising the Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, and Cape Verde Islands in the eastern North Atlantic.
Example sentences
  • The flora of Macaronesia, which encompasses five Atlantic archipelagos (Azores, Canaries, Madeira, Cape Verde, and Salvage), is exceptionally rich and diverse.
  • Only in Macaronesia, protected by the Atlantic Ocean, did they survive.

Origen

from Greek makarōn nēsoi 'islands of the Blessed' (mythical islands later associated with the Canaries).

Derivados

Macaronesian

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Pronunciación: /-ˈnēZHēən/
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Differences in C-values between major angiosperm lineages of Macaronesian plants were analysed using the GLM procedure because of an unbalanced design.
  • Many of these taxa belong to the Macaronesian bryophyte flora, which includes more than 600 species, some of them with worldwide enigmatic distributions.
  • Further, a recent introduction from the Mediterranean Sea to the Macaronesian region via human-mediated transport was inferred.

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