phytosociology

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phy·to·so·ci·ol·o·gy

 (fī′tō-sō′sē-ŏl′ə-jē, -shē-)
n.
The branch of ecology that deals with the characteristics, classification, relationships, and distribution of plant communities.

phy′to·so′ci·o·log′i·cal (-sō′sē-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, -shē-) adj.
phy′to·so′ci·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
phy′to·so′ci·ol′o·gist n.

phytosociology

(ˌfaɪtəʊˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ; -ˌsəʊʃɪ-)
n
(Environmental Science) the branch of ecology that is concerned with the origin, development, etc, of plant communities
phytosociological adj
ˌphytoˌsocioˈlogically adv
ˌphytoˌsociˈologist n

phytosociology

the branch of ecology that studies the interrelations of plants and plant communities. — phytosociologist, n.phytosociologic, phytosociological. adj.
See also: Botany
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The goal of this study was to phytosociologically characterise the herbaceous component of caatinga vegetation communities growing in crystalline and sedimentary soils and to identify differences in community structure in these areas.
Phytosociologically, its phenological features are related to Quercion broteroi alliance, being a taxon related to thermophilous and humid areas.