Chorology


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chorology

[kə′räl·ə·jē]
(ecology)
The study of how organisms are distributed geographically.

Chorology

 

the branch of biology that studies various biological phenomena in a spatial perspective. Phytochorology, or plant chorology, is the branch of plant geography concerned with the geographic distribution of species and other taxa of the plant kingdom; zoochorology deals with the distribution of animal taxa. Usually individual species or genera are studied.

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Floristic Composition, Life Form and Chorology of Plant Life at Al-Saoda, Asir Region, South-Western Saudi Arabia.
In order to think of the chora in Castoriadis' philosophy the psychic life of a person needs to be situated within the overall chorology of the social-historical domain.
Compare Sallis, Chorology, 65-70; Taylor, Plato's Timaeus, 107-9.
This volume collects botanical data on the taxonomy and chorology of species of the largest families of Compositae or Asteraceae (the aster, daisy, or sunflower family) of the Holarctic ecozone, which comprise 92 genera and 558 species found in Siberia, including a number being described for the first time.
Its chorology is completed for the Iberian Peninsula, some localities are new records for any province distribution and one refers to its phytocoenology.
Information about the most characteristic species is also included of the different types of habitat in the region and on the taxonomy and chorology new features that resoult from the study of this flora.
1993): Chorology and Chronology of Upper Egyptian and Nubian Rock Art up to 1400 B.
Introduction to the flora, life form and chorology of Hormoz Island plants, S.
Nearing completion of the 14-volume set, Polozhij and Peschkova present information on the taxonomic composition, chorology, and ecology of the species in 13 families of plants naturally found in Siberia.
Keywords: Vascular flora, chorology, Valladolid, Spain.
As Sallis expresses it: "The Platonic chorology is rather something held back from the legacy, something not passed along, except for the traces remaining in the text of the Timaeus" (p.