Horneophyton

noun
Hor·​ne·​oph·​y·​ton | \ˈhȯ(r)nēˈäfəˌtän\

Definition of Horneophyton 

: a genus of Devonian fossil plants (family Rhyniaceae) similar to those of the genus Rhynia but smaller and lacking vascular tissue in the rhizome and considered to be one of the earliest forms of vascular land plants

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History and Etymology for Horneophyton

New Latin, from horneo- (from English horn) + phyton

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