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floral province

floral province (floral kingdom, floral realm, floral region) A major geographical grouping of plants, especially flowering plants, identified on the basis of floristic distinctiveness, particularly with regard to the degree of endemism at family and generic level. Some authorities distinguish between kingdoms or realms, which are accorded the highest status, and provinces, which have lesser status and go to make up the kingdoms. Compare FLORISTIC REGION.

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"floral province." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 19 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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floral province

floral province(floral kingdom, floral realm, floral region) A major geographical grouping of plants, especially flowering plants, identified on the basis of distinctiveness, particularly with regard to the degree of endemism at family and generic level. Some authorities distinguish between kingdoms or realms, which are accorded the highest status, and provinces, which have lesser status and go to make up the kingdoms. Compare floristic region.

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"floral province." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 19 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"floral province." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved August 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/floral-province