Cladoxylon

noun

Cla·​dox·​y·​lon
kləˈdäksəˌlän
: 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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from clad- + -xylon

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“Cladoxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cladoxylon. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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