Cladoxylon

noun Cla·dox·y·lon \kləˈdäksəˌlän\

Definition of Cladoxylon

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Cladoxylaceae) of Devonian to mid-Carboniferous fossil plants having dichotomously branched stems and leaves, each forking of the fertile segments bearing a single sporangium

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Origin and Etymology of cladoxylon

New Latin, from clad- + -xylon


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