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botany

(bŏt′n-ē)
n. pl. bota·nies
1.
a. The science or study of plants.
b. A book or scholarly work on this subject.
2. The plant life of a particular area: the botany of the Ohio River valley.
3. The characteristic features and biology of a particular kind of plant or plant group.

botany

The formal study of plants.

botany

(bot′ăn-ē, bot′nē) [From L. botanicus, fr Gr. botanikos, pert. to plants, fr botanē, plants, fodder]
The division of biology that studies plants.

botany

the scientific study of plants.
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As part of the Olinda Precinct Project, the Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden will be extended by 6.
The research cross-referenced the working list of known plant species - currently standing at 350,699 - with species records of around a third of the world's botanic gardens, some 1,116 institutions.
In this way, more than 600 new botanic gardens have been set up all over the world in the past two decades to support the conservation of plant diversity (Willison, 2006).
As destiny would have it, almost exactly a year after Wales voted for its devolved government in May 1999, the National Botanic Garden of Wales opened its doors to the public thanks to money from the UK Millennium Fund.
The wall painting, by Barry 17-year-old Rose Stevens, was revealed at the at the botanic garden in Carmarthen on Tuesday.
Benmore is a satellite of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, a world leader in conservation planning for conifers.
Oman Botanic Garden aims to showcase all of Oman's 1,200 species of plants within a series of naturalistic habitats, to provide visitors with a taste of the diversity and beauty of the country and encourage people to value and protect the natural environment.
The Botanic Gardens put Liverpool on the cultural map," says Jyll Bradley, author of an impressive new book, Mr Roscoe's Garden.
The garden is modeled after the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, England, and it contains 2,000 types of alpine, dwarf and woodland plants.
Small spent 10 months with world-renowned horticulturists at the 23-acre Denver Botanic Gardens.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in England also hosts a sweeping effort to propagate rare, fragile, or cantankerous species from around the world.
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