noun (used with a singular or plural verb)Ecology.
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Origin of biota
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The obvious differences in the biota on the two sides of the range are probably due to the contrasting climates.Mammals of the San Gabriel Mountains of California|Terry A. Vaughan
The Biota Elegantissima is one of the most unique hardy shrubs cultivated, and presents a bright golden appearance.Gardening for the Million|Alfred Pink
On Barro Colorado Island one aim is to preserve the biota and natural conditions with as little interference from man as possible.
Another species of arbor vitae is Thuja orientalis, known also as Biota orientalis.
As a prey item, the prairie vole proved to be an important part of the biota of the Reservation.