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circumpolar distribution

circumpolar distribution Denotes the range of organisms distributed around the North or South Poles. Strictly, the term should be reserved for organisms that extend into the polar regions. Eutrema edwardsii is a good example of a flowering plant with such a distribution around the North Pole; an animal example is the reindeer or caribou (Rangifer tarandus).

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circumpolar distribution

circumpolar distribution Denotes the range of organisms distributed around the North or South Poles. Strictly the term should be reserved for organisms that extend into the polar regions. Eutrema edwardsii is a good example of a flowering plant with such a distribution around the North Pole; an animal example is the reindeer or caribou (Rangifer tarandus).

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"circumpolar distribution." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 27 Apr. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"circumpolar distribution." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved April 27, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/circumpolar-distribution