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consociation

[kən‚sō·sē′ā·shən]
(ecology)
A climax community of plants which is dominated by a single species.
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Although divided into the Experimental and Holdridge consociations, which were previously considered distinct terraces (Sollins et al.
The Residual consociations (Jaguar, Matabuey, and Esquina) are highly weathered soils derived from old lava flows and overlie broken ridge-valley topography.
The "consociation" is the universal organ of politics, and society is a kind of matrix or stack of consociations at every level from the family on up.
Land areas classified as soil consociations or soil complexes in the Miami County soil survey (8), were represented by the entity CONSOCIATION/COMPLEX.
At each level of this multilevel consociation of consociations, the smaller units are the constituent members of the larger one.