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wide distribution (polychore distribution) A situation in which taxonomic groups of plants have a very extensive distributional range, spanning several floral kingdoms or regions, e.g. ‘wides’ may be cosmopolitan, subcosmopolitan, tropical, or temperate.

wide distribution

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wide distribution (polychore distribution) The situation in which taxonomic groups of plants (and to a lesser extent animals) have a very extensive distributional range, spanning several floral kingdoms or regions (e.g. ‘wides’ may be cosmopolitan, subcosmopolitan, tropical, or temperate).

wide distribution

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wide distribution(polychore distribution) The situation in which taxonomic groups of plants (and to a lesser extent animals) have a very extensive distributional range, spanning several floral kingdoms or regions (e.g. ‘wides’ may be cosmopolitan, subcosmopolitan, tropical, or temperate).