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The study of the geographic distribution of plants. Also called geobotany.

phy′to·ge·og′ra·pher n.
phy′to·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-jē′ə-grăf′ĭ-kəl), phy′to·ge′o·graph′ic (-grăf′ĭk) adj.


(Botany) the branch of botany that is concerned with the geographical distribution of plants
ˌphytogeˈographer n
ˌphytoˌgeoˈgraphic, ˌphytoˌgeoˈgraphical adj


(ˌfaɪ toʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi)

the science dealing with the geographical relationships of plants.


the study of plants according to their geographical distribution. — phytogeographer, n.phytogeographic, phytogeographical, adj.
See also: Botany
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