consocies

consocies

(kənˈsəʊʃiːz)
n, pl -cies
(Environmental Science) ecology a natural community with a single dominant species
[C20: from consociate + species]
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Gleason (1910) was probably the first to quantify the species composition of the Mixed Consocies of the Bunch-Grass Association, which corresponds to the dry sand prairie community of White and Madany (1978).
En retour, les enonces narratifs, descriptifs, modaux ou pragmatiques font du parler et de l'ecrire des actes qui reclament la validation d'un sens par la pratique dialogique entre consocies (Schutz 1987) : la subjectivite de l'acte de parole y est d'emblee l'intersubjectivite d'une allocution.
Gleason (1910) was the first to quantify the species composition of the Mixed Consocies of the Bunch-Grass Association, a classification that corresponds to the dry sand prairie community of White and Madany (1978).