the science dealing with the geographical relationships of plants.
- phy·to·ge·og·ra·pher, noun
- phy·to·ge·o·graph·i·cal [fahy-toh-jee-uh-graf-i-kuhl], /ˌfaɪ toʊˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪ kəl/, phy·to·ge·o·graph·ic, adjective
- phy·to·ge·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for phytogeography
the branch of botany that is concerned with the geographical distribution of plants
- phytogeographer, noun
- phytogeographic or phytogeographical, adjective
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Scientific definitions for phytogeography
The scientific study of the geographic distribution of plants. Also called geobotany See more at biogeography.
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