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Synonyms for botany

the branch of biology that studies plants

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I am not botanist enough to say whether the change here is owing to the introduction of new species, to the altered growth of the same, or to a difference in their proportional numbers.
When they saw the worthy botanist coming back heavy laden with his specimens, and treasuring them up as carefully as a miser would his hoard, they used to make merry among themselves at his expense, regarding him as some whimsical kind of madman.
He did this with the peculiar touch of the botanist.
A place where antiquities and trinkets hang from the walls, and resident botanists craft unusual concoctions.
THE BOTANIST The bar and restaurant on Temple Street, one of 11 Botanists around the UK, does not get Joe's seal of approval.
By 2099, it's possible that the average summer temperature in the region could have risen by as much as 7A C, says botanist Dr Sabina Knees By Fran Gillespie do At last, I know what botanists actually
The Bank of Canada has emblazoned its new plastic banknotes with the wrong type of maple leaf, according to botanists.
Botanists from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew have been involved in the Harapan project since 2008, when Rogier de Kok and his team, who specialise in Southeast Asian flora, helped to establish a local herbarium and trained staff to collect indigenous plants.
Washington, Mar 21 ( ANI ): Indian botanists have discovered a new species of pipewort in the foot hills of the Western Ghats, India.
The genus name Plumeria was given by fellow botanists Joseph Pitton de Tournefort and Carl von Linne, who wanted to honour a colleague they highly respected.
British botanists have recently re-discovered the world's largest carnivorous venus fly trap plants in South East Asia.
But it also serves to highlight the important role played by Welsh botanists and plant explorers during the early days of orchid collecting.
Now botanists are helping to stem the decline by harvesting juniper cuttings from a Site of Special Scientific Interest near Prestatyn, home to around 20 old juniper bushes.
In this English update of the 2005, 2001, and 1994 editions published by Delachaux and Nestle, Paris, botanist Delforge (adviser to the World Conservation Union) incorporates newly discovered species in the Mediterranean and adjacent regions, advances from genetics and biochemistry, and enough taxonomic changes to stress both amateur and professional botanists.