flora vs vegetation what difference

what is difference between flora and vegetation

English

Etymology

From Latin Flōra (goddess of flowers).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɔː.ɹə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹə

Noun

flora (countable and uncountable, plural floras or florae or floræ)

  1. Plants considered as a group, especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.
  2. A book describing the plants of a country, region, time, etc.
    • 1999, J. G. Baker, Flora of Mauritius and the Seychelles
      He intended to publish a flora of the island, and drafted out a synonymic catalogue, into which he inserted from time to time elaborate descriptions drawn up from living specimens of the species which he was able to procure.
    • 2000, Daniel R. Headrick, When Information Came of Age (page 26)
      Nowhere was the victory of Linnaeanism more complete than in Britain. When William Hudson’s Flora Anglica, organized in the Linnaean manner, appeared in 1762, it displaced all previous floras.
  3. The microorganisms that inhabit some part of the body
    intestinal flora, gut flora

Synonyms

  • (microorganisms): microflora

Derived terms

  • dendroflora
  • ethnoflora
  • gut flora
  • intestinal flora

Coordinate terms

  • fauna

Translations

Anagrams

  • folar

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈflo.ɾə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈflo.ɾa/

Noun

flora f (uncountable)

  1. flora

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

From Latin Flōra (Roman goddess of flowers).

Noun

flora (more common word is nebatat)

  1. flora

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin flōra, from Flōra.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfloː.raː/
  • Hyphenation: flo‧ra
  • Rhymes: -oːraː

Noun

flora f (plural flora’s)

  1. flora (plant life, in particular the plant living or endemic in a certain area)
    Synonym: plantenwereld
  2. flora (plant book)
    Synonyms: floragids, plantenboek

Derived terms

  • darmflora
  • floragids

Related terms

  • Fleur
  • fleurig
  • florisant

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: flora

Esperanto

Etymology

From floro +‎ -a.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈflora/
  • Hyphenation: flo‧ra
  • Rhymes: -ora

Adjective

flora (accusative singular floran, plural floraj, accusative plural florajn)

  1. (botany) floral

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch flora, from Latin Flōra (goddess of flowers), flōs (blossom), from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃-s (flower, blossom), from *bʰleh₃- (to bloom).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈflora]
  • Hyphenation: flo‧ra

Noun

flora (first-person possessive floraku, second-person possessive floramu, third-person possessive floranya)

  1. flora:
    1. (botany) plants considered as a group, especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.
    2. (botany) a book describing the plants of a country, region, time, etc.
    3. (microbiology) the microorganisms that inhabit some part of the body.

Further reading

  • “flora” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɔ.ra/

Noun

flora f (plural flore)

  1. flora

Derived terms

  • flora batterica

Anagrams

  • farlo

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin Flora, goddess of flowers

Noun

flora m (definite singular floraen, indefinite plural floraer, definite plural floraene)

  1. (botany) flora

References

  • “flora” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “flora” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin Flora, goddess of flowers

Noun

flora m (definite singular floraen, indefinite plural floraer or floraar, definite plural floraene or floraane)

  1. (botany) flora

References

  • “flora” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin Flōra.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɔ.ra/

Noun

flora f

  1. flora (plants considered as a group)
    Synonyms: roślinność, szata roślinna
    Antonym: fauna

Usage notes

  • Rarely used in the plural.

Declension

Further reading

  • flora in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Noun

flora f (plural floras)

  1. flora (plants of a region considered as a group)

Related terms


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /flôːra/
  • Hyphenation: flo‧ra

Noun

flȏra f (Cyrillic spelling фло̑ра)

  1. flora

Declension


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfloɾa/, [ˈflo.ɾa]

Noun

flora f (plural floras)

  1. flora

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

flora c

  1. flora (vegetation, book)
    Antonym: fauna

Declension


English

Etymology

From Middle French végétation.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌvɛd͡ʒəˈteɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

vegetation (countable and uncountable, plural vegetations)

  1. (uncountable) Plants, taken collectively.
    There were large amounts of vegetation in the forest.
  2. (pathology, countable) An abnormal verrucous or fibrinous growth
  3. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.

Derived terms

  • devegetation

Translations


Swedish

Noun

vegetation c

  1. vegetation.

Declension

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