As a adjective taxonomic
is of, or relating to taxonomy.
As a noun circumscription is
the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed.
Of, or relating to taxonomy.
- With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get
the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed
anything that circumscribes or a circumscribed area
(taxonomy) the definition of what does and does not belong to a given taxon, from a particular taxonomic viewpoint or taxonomic system.
An electoral district; used often in texts treating electoral systems in Romance countries.
- The circumscription in the APG system of the family'' Malvaceae ''includes the former families Bombacaceae, Sterculiaceae and Tiliaceae.