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floristics

the branch of botany concerned with the study of vegetation in terms of the number of different species present in the flora.
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Close floristic relationships have been proposed for Cerrado vegetation and fragments of seasonal forest that resulted from climatic and edaphic changes at the end of the Quaternary (Pinheiro & Monteiro, 2010).
In the floristic regions of the World (Takhtajan, 1978), the line corresponds well to the demarcation between the East Asiatic Kingdom (Wu & Wu, 1996) or Holarctic Kingdom and the Paleotropical Kingdom.
The four floristic units obtained via a classifications process were conformed into three habitat types, the Mudflat, Beach and Reedbed (MBR) Habitat Type, Riparian Forest Habitat Type and the Fringe Terrestrial Habitat Type.
The Tocantins State is home to many water bodies, and despite the growing awareness of the importance of these forest resources and the need to conserve them, little is known about the composition, structure and floristic diversity.
2]) explained by structure individually and structure and floristics combined.
To identify the floristic composition and study all types of plant habitats in "Small Pinewood" ecological path, the author used the traditional route-guided method [1,2].
Floristic Quality Assessment (FQA), a protocol for quantifying plant community quality relative to one that retains remnant natural condition, has been successfully applied to a suite of natural community types and ecological restoration projects.
The floristic composition and structure of intermediate and late successional stages of a tropical dry forest (TDF) growing on limestone outcrops, situated in the southern portion of the Espinhaco Mountains, Southeastern Brazil, was studied In each fragment, three plots of 20x50m were delimited, totaling 0.
The topics which I feel are most worthy of my attention, and which I have knowledge to comment upon, are focused upon here under the following groupings: (i) floristics, i.
Finally, the floristics lists of levels below the biogeographical region are included precisely because a comparison of their genus flora with other regions can shed light about their true floristic affinities.