phytogeography

[fahy-toh-jee-og-ruh-fee]
noun
the science dealing with the geographical relationships of plants.

Origin:
1840–50; phyto- + geography

phytogeographer, noun
phytogeographical [fahy-toh-jee-uh-graf-i-kuhl] , phytogeographic, adjective
phytogeographically, adverb
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phytogeography (ˌfaɪtəʊdʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
the branch of botany that is concerned with the geographical distribution of plants
 
phytoge'ographer
 
n
 
phytogeo'graphic
 
adj
 
phytogeo'graphical
 
adj

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phytogeography   (fī'tō-jē-ŏg'rə-fē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of the geographic distribution of plants. Also called geobotany. See more at biogeography.
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Geobotany, also called phytogeography, is the scientific study of the distribution of plants.
At the time, this was called phytogeography, a term that describes the endeavor well enough.
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