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  • Such groups are interesting in that they are vegetation units whose physiognomy is, in a broad sense, related more to climatic than to edaphic conditions.
  • This resemblance, however, only has reference to the general aspect or physiognomy of the vegetation and to the plant forms: the fioristic composition of the various sclerophyllousand other physiognomically alliedassociations in the various geographical districts is very different; and indeed it is true that, just as the general physiognomy of plant associations is related to climate, so their floristic composition is related to geographical position.
  • But cultivation rapidly changes the physiognomy of the steppe.
  • The general physiognomy of the Indian flora is mainly determined by the conditions of humidity of climate.
  • But the costume and physiognomy of the inhabitants, the narrow streets and flatroofed, whitewashed houses, and more than all, the thousands of palm-trees in its gardens and fields, give the place a strikingly Oriental aspect, and render it unique among the cities of Spain.

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