Gleichenia

noun
Glei·che·nia | \glīˈkēnēə\

Definition of Gleichenia 

: a genus (the type of the family Gleicheniaceae) of leptosporangiate ferns having sessile sporangia that lack an indusium and dehisce by a transverse annulus

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History and Etymology for Gleichenia

New Latin, from W. F. von Gleichen †1783 German naturalist + New Latin -ia

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