Indian floral region

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Part of R. Good's (1974, The Geography of the Flowering Plants) Indo-Malaysian floral subkingdom within his Palaeotropical floral kingdom, and more a region of floral mixing than a distinct entity, notwithstanding the extent of the subcontinent. There are only about 150 endemic genera (see endemism) and most of these are monotypic. See also floral region; floristic province.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

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