south Brazilian floral region

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south Brazilian floral region Part of R. Good's (1974, The Geography of the Flowering Plants) Neotropical floral kingdom, which contains a large flora with about 400 endemic genera (see endemism); a high proportion of its several thousand species is also endemic. Many important economic and ornamental plants derive from this region (e.g. cassava). See also floral province and floristic region.

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south Brazilian floral region Part of R. Good's (The Geography of the Flowering Plants, 1974) neotropical kingdom, which contains a large flora with about 400 endemic genera (see ENDEMISM); a high proportion of its several thousand species is also endemic. Many important economic and ornamental plants derive from this region. See also FLORAL PROVINCE and FLORISTIC REGION.