phytogenesis

phytogenesis

[fahy-tuh-jen-uh-sis]
noun
the origin and development of plants.
Also, phytogeny [fahy-toj-uh-nee] .


Origin:
1850–55; phyto- + genesis

phytogenetic [fahy-toh-juh-net-ik] , phytogenetical, adjective
phytogenetically, adverb
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phytogenesis or phytogeny (ˌfaɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs, faɪˈtɒdʒənɪ)
 
n
the branch of botany concerned with the origin and evolution of plants
 
phytogeny or phytogeny
 
n
 
phytogenetic or phytogeny
 
adj
 
phytoge'netically or phytogeny
 
adv

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