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phytogeography

[fahy-toh-jee-og-ruh-fee]
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noun
  1. the science dealing with the geographical relationships of plants.

Origin of phytogeography

First recorded in 1840–50; phyto- + geography
Related formsphy·to·ge·og·ra·pher, nounphy·to·ge·o·graph·i·cal [fahy-toh-jee-uh-graf-i-kuh l] /ˌfaɪ toʊˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪ kəl/, phy·to·ge·o·graph·ic, adjectivephy·to·ge·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for phytogeography

phytogeography

noun
  1. the branch of botany that is concerned with the geographical distribution of plants
Derived Formsphytogeographer, nounphytogeographic or phytogeographical, adjective
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phytogeography in Science

phytogeography

[fī′tō-jē-ŏgrə-fē]
  1. The scientific study of the geographic distribution of plants. Also called geobotany See more at biogeography.
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