Brachyphyllum

noun Brach·y·phyl·lum \ˌbrakə̇ˈfiləm\

Definition of Brachyphyllum

  1. :  a genus of fossil coniferous plants found in rocks ranging from Jurassic to Middle Cretaceous and having appressed, scalelike, relatively short and broad leaves

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Origin and Etymology of brachyphyllum

New Latin, from brachy- + -phyllum


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