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phytogeographical kingdom Syllabification: phy·to·ge·o·graph·i·cal king·dom
Pronunciation: /ˌfīdōˌjēəˌɡrafikəl ˈkiNGdəm/

Definition of phytogeographical kingdom in English:


Each of a number of major areas of the earth distinguished on the basis of the characteristic plants present. They usually include the Boreal, Paleotropical, Neotropical, Australian, and Antarctic kingdoms.
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  • To avoid arbitrariness as much as possible, Schouw fixed the conditions to be observed in laying down such a phytogeographical kingdom.

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