noun Denn·staedt·ia \denˈstetēə, -tāt-\

Definition of Dennstaedtia

  1. :  a genus of chiefly tropical ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having tripinnate fronds and globular sori with sporangia in elevated receptacles and with cup-shaped indusia



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Origin and Etymology of dennstaedtia

New Latin, from August W. Dennstaedt, 19th century German botanist + New Latin -ia

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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