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unicentric distribution

unicentric distribution The occurrence of endemic species (see endemism) in very local areas. In Scandinavia, for example, about 40 endemics are found in just one or two areas; these areas are thought by some authorities to have been refuges from the glaciation of the late Pleistocene (i.e. they were nunataks above the ice sheets). Compare bicentric distribution.

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unicentric distribution

unicentric distribution The occurrence of endemic species (see ENDEMISM) in very local areas. In Scandinavia, for example, about 40 endemics are found in just 1 or 2 areas; these areas are thought by some authorities to have been refuges from the glaciation of the late Pleistocene (i.e. they were nunataks above the ice sheets).

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"unicentric distribution." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Retrieved August 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/unicentric-distribution-0