What is the difference between flora,

Question:

What is the difference between flora, fauna and vegetation? Eichhornia crassipes is called as an exotic species while Rauwolfia serpentina is an endemic species in India. What do these terms exotic and endemic refer to?

Solution:

Flora is a plant life occurs in a particular region or time.

Fauna is the total number of animals found in a particular region or time

Vegetation is a term used for plant forms which do not include particular taxa or botanical characteristics

Exotic species is any species of a plant living in any other place except its native and endemic species which are restricted to a particular area.

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