from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of the number, distribution, and relationships of plant species in one or more areas.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as floristic phytogeography.

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  • noun botany The scientific study of the distribution of plants, especially on the regional level.


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  • The Index contains entries dealing with various aspects of extant and fossil American plants and fungi, including systematics and floristics, morphology, and ecology, as well as economic botany and general botany publications dealing with botanists, herbaria, etc.

    Online Database: Index to American Botanical Literature (Searchable) « ResourceShelf

  • There are two different scenarios of the relay floristics (rate of spread of vegetation [26]) pathway for secondary succession after fire that operate in the boreal forest.

    Climate change and fire in the Arctic

  • Because of the landscape heterogeneity caused by river dynamics, these forests are found in numerous seral stages and with topographically or edaphically distinct floristics.

    Monte Alegre varzea

  • Unlike the Upper Amazon Basin where the boundary between the várzea and terra firme is relatively indistinct, on the central Amazon floodplain the ecological difference between these forest types is dramatic because of distinct soil quality, forest structure, and floristics of non-flooded versus flooded land.

    Monte Alegre varzea

  • Timberline and alpine vegetation on the tropical and warm-temperate oceanic islands of the world: elevation, structure and floristics.

    Azores temperate mixed forests

  • Because of the river action, these forests are found in numerous seral stages and with topographically or edaphically distinct floristics.

    Iquitos varzea

  • Variable exposure to wind and penetration of salt spray appear to be the main determinants of vegetation occurrence, structure and floristics.

    Lord Howe Island Group, Australia

  • Several distinctive forest communities can be distinguished in this region, although quantitative data on forest structure and floristics are highly limited.

    Northern Indochina subtropical forests

  • Montane cloud forest in the tropical Pacific: Some aspects of their floristics, biogeography, ecology, and conservation.

    Cook Islands tropical moist forests

  • He currently teaches Ecology in the University's Escuela de Ciencias Químicas and carries out reaseach related to Mexican oak systematics and floristics in the Área de Ecología Forestal, at the University's Instituto de Silvicultura e Industria de la Madera.

    Jeffrey R. Bacon


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