Flora enchinton

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Etymology

"Flora" comes from the Latin name of Flora, the goddess of , , and fertility in Roman mythology.

Flora classifications

Plants are grouped into floras based on region, period, special environment, or climate. Regions can be geographically distinct like mountain vs. flatland. Floras can mean plant life of a historic era as in fossil flora. Lastly, floras may be subdivided by special environments:



Flora treatises



A flora treatise (usually simply known as a Flora), requires specialist botanical knowledge to use with any effectiveness. Traditionally flora treatises are , but some are now published on CD-ROM or .

It is said that the Flora Sinensis by the Polish Jesuit MichaƂ Boym was the first book that used the name "Flora" in this meaning, a book covering the plant world of a region.

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