geobotany

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geobotany

the part of botany related to ecology and the geography of plants.
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Geobotanists think the origin of the ginseng plant goes back tens of millions of years, to when the Northern Hemisphere's paleocontinent Laurasia broke apart to form northern Asia and North America, thereby separating what had once been a single ecological zone.