[ fahy-toh-jee-og-ruh-fee ]
/ ˌfaɪ toʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi /
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the science dealing with the geographical relationships of plants.
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OTHER WORDS FROM phytogeographyphy·to·ge·og·ra·pher, nounphy·to·ge·o·graph·i·cal [fahy-toh-jee-uh-graf-i-kuhl], /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
/ (ˌfaɪtəʊdʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /
the branch of botany that is concerned with the geographical distribution of plants
Derived forms of phytogeographyphytogeographer, nounphytogeographic or phytogeographical, adjective
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Scientific definitions for phytogeography
[ fī′tō-jē-ŏg′rə-fē ]
The scientific study of the geographic distribution of plants. Also called geobotany See more at biogeography.
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