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What does flora mean?


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Flora:

  1. Flora refers to all of the plant life that exists in a given location or period of time.
  2. In Latin flora means “Flower” which is the name of the goddess of plants in Roman mythology
  3. Sometimes bacteria and fungi are also called flora.

Classification of Flora :

Flora is classified into many groups based on the region and environment they are present.

  • Native flora
  1. They have developed naturally over time in a particular area.
  • Horticultural flora
  1. They are the same as native flora but are cultivated by humans for economic purposes.
  • Weed flora
  1. This includes an unuseful or undesirable plant population.

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