: a genus of fossil gymnosperms (family Ginkgoaceae) that are known from the Trias to the Lower Cretaceous and are considered by some paleobotanists to be ancestors of the fossil and surviving ginkgoes

Word History


New Latin, after J. J. Baier †1735 German naturalist

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Baiera was in 1873

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“Baiera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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