[ fahy-toh-jee-og-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌfaɪ toʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi /


the science dealing with the geographical relationships of plants.

Origin of phytogeography

First recorded in 1840–50; phyto- + geography

OTHER WORDS FROM phytogeography

phy·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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for phytogeography

/ (ˌfaɪtəʊdʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /


the branch of botany that is concerned with the geographical distribution of plants

Derived forms of phytogeography

phytogeographer, nounphytogeographic or phytogeographical, adjective
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Scientific definitions for phytogeography

[ fī′tō-jē-ŏgrə-fē ]

The scientific study of the geographic distribution of plants. Also called geobotany See more at biogeography.
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