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Macaronesian floral region

Macaronesian floral region A region comprising the Canaries, Madeira, and the Azores, in which few genera are endemic, perhaps less than 30 (see endemism); surprisingly, the most remote island group, the Azores, has no endemics. The flora of the Canaries displays a notably high frequency of succulents belonging to the Crassulaceae, in particular the genus Sempervivum. See also floral province and floristic region.

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Macaronesian floral region

Macaronesian floral region A region comprising the Canaries, Madeira, and the Azores, in which few genera are endemic, perhaps less than 30 (see ENDEMISM); surprisingly, the most remote island group, the Azores, has no endemics. The flora of the Canaries displays a notably high frequency of succulents belonging to the Crassulaceae, in particular the genus Sempervivum. See also FLORAL PROVINCE and FLORISTIC REGION.

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