Dennstaedtia

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

Definition of Dennstaedtia

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

dennstaedtioid

adjective

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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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