Co·​ni·​o·​gram·​me | \ ˌkōnēōˈgra(ˌ)mē \

Definition of Coniogramme

: a small genus of ferns (family Polypodiaceae) of the Pacific islands and Japan often grown for ornament and characterized by large entire or pinnate fronds and elongate sori lacking indusia and reaching from midrib to leaf margin — see bamboo fern

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History and Etymology for Coniogramme

New Latin, from conio- (from Greek kōnion, diminutive of kōnos cone) + Greek grammē line; akin to Greek graphein to write

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“Coniogramme.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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