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.

south Brazilian floral 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.

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