: a genus of Carboniferous fossil plants (family Calamariaceae) with cone-shaped fructifications and peltate sporophylls

Word History


New Latin, from calam- + Greek stachys ear of grain; akin to Old English stingan to sting

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“Calamostachys.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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