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  • Introduction.The word ecology is derived from oT,cos, a house (habitat), and X&yo~, a discourse.
  • As a botanical term, ecology denotes that branch of botany which comprises the study of the relations of the individual plant, or the species, or the plant community with the habitat.
  • From the phytogeographical standpoint, ecology is frequently termed ecological plant geography.
  • Here, therefore, floristics and ecology meet.
  • Ecology and Physiology.Whilst our knowledge of the nature and effect of habitat is still in a very rudimentary condition, much progress has been made in recent years in the study of plant communities; but even here the questions insolved in relating the facts of the distribution of plant communities to the i Humboldt and Bonpland, Essai sur la giographie des plantes (Paris, 1807).

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