Local ranges of phytosociological associations: are they reflected in numerical classification?

@article{Knollov2006LocalRO,
  title={Local ranges of phytosociological associations: are they reflected in numerical classification?},
  author={Ilona Knollov{\'a} and Milan Chytr{\'y} and Lubom{\'i}r Tich{\'y} and Ondrej H{\'a}jek},
  journal={Biologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={61},
  pages={71-77}
}
In the tradition of European phytosociology, delimitations of vegetation units such as associations are mostly based on data from small areas where more detailed vegetation sampling has been carried out. Such locally delimited vegetation units are often accepted in large-scale synthetic classifications, e.g. national vegetation monographs, and tentatively assigned to a small geographical range, forming groups of similar (vicarious) vegetation units in different small areas. These vicarious… 

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