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agrostological relating to agrostology, the science or study of grasses.
agrostologist one who studies grasses.
agrostology the science or study of grasses.
astrobotany the branch of botany that investigates the possibility that plants grow on other planets.
batological relating to batology, the scientific study of brambles.
batology the scientific study of brambles.
botanise to study plants.
botanist one skilled in botany.
botanize to study plants.
botanizer one who botanizes.
botany the science of plants.
bryologist one versed in bryology.
bryology the study of mosses and liverworts.
dendrologic relating to dendrology, the study of trees.
dendrological relating to dendrology, the study of trees.
dendrology the study of trees.
ethnobotanist a student of ethnobotany.
ethnobotany the plant lore of indigenous cultures.
floristics the study of the numerical distributions of plants.
geobotanic relating to geobotany, the geographical study of plant distribution.
geobotanical relating to geobotany, the geographical study of plant distribution.
geobotanist a student of geobotany.
geobotany the geographical study of plant distribution, aka phytogeography.
hepaticology the study of liverworts.
lichenist one who studies lichen.
lichenological relating to lichenology.
lichenology the study of lichens.
orchidology the study of orchids.
paleobotanic relating to paleobotany.
paleobotanical relating to paleobotany.
paleobotanist a student of paleobotany.
paleobotany the study of fossil plants.
palynologic relating to palynology, the scientific study of spores and pollen.
palynological relating to palynology, the scientific study of spores and pollen.
palynology the scientific study of spores and pollen.
phycological relating to phycology, the study of algae.
phycologist a student of phycology, the study of algae and seaweeds.
phycology the study of algae, aka algology.
phytogenesis the origin and development of plants.
phytogenetic relating to phytogenesis.
phytogenetical relating to phytogenesis.
phytogenic derived from plants.
phytogeny the doctrine of the generation of plants.
phytogeography the geography of plant distribution.
phytology the study of plants.
phytotomist a student of phytotomy.
phytotomy the dissection of plants; vegetable anatomy.
pteridological relating to pteridology, the study of ferns.
pteridologist one who studies pteridology.
pteridology the study of ferns.
silvical relating to silvics, the study of forest trees.
silvics the study of forest trees.
silviculture the growing of trees.
silviculturist one who practises silviculture, the growing of trees.
sphagnologist a student of sphagnology, the study of peat moss.
sphagnology the study of peat moss.
xylology the study of wood.