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biogeographical province


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A biological subdivision of the Earth's surface, usually on the basis of taxonomic rather than ecological criteria, and embracing both faunal and floral characteristics. The hierarchical status of such a unit, and the total number of such units, varies from one authority to another.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.


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