Meaning of endemism in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɛndɪmɪz(ə)m/


mass noun
  • 1The degree to which the plants and animals of a particular area are both native and restricted to it.

    • ‘extreme endemism makes them exceptionally vulnerable to changes in their habitat’
    1. 1.1The state or quality of being native and restricted to a certain area.
      • ‘Madagascar has a high level of grass endemism’