Dicksonia

noun
Dick·so·nia | \ dikˈsōnēə \

Definition of Dicksonia 

: a large genus of tropical tree ferns (family Cyatheaceae) having bipinnatifid or tripinnatifid fronds and marginal or submarginal sori with a surrounding membranous cup-shaped indusium and including one species (D. antarctica) that is often cultivated

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Other words from Dicksonia

dicksonioid \-nēˌȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Dicksonia

New Latin, from James Dickson †1822 English botanist + New Latin -ia

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