Calamophyton

noun

Cal·​a·​moph·​y·​ton
ˌkaləˈmäfəˌtän
: a genus (the type of the family Calamophytaceae) of sphenopsid plants from the Middle Devonian of Germany that have bifurcated leaves and naked pendulous sporangia and are the earliest indubitable sphenopsids

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from calam- + Greek phyton plant

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“Calamophyton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Calamophyton. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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