: a genus of tree ferns (family Marattiaceae) having sporangia closely arranged in two rows forming linear sori surrounded by a false indusium of fringed scales

Word History


New Latin, from angi- + -pteris

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Angiopteris was in 1805

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“Angiopteris.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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