Hymenophyllaceae

plural noun
Hy·​me·​no·​phyl·​la·​ce·​ae | \ ˌhīmə(ˌ)nōfə̇ˈlāsēˌē\

Definition of Hymenophyllaceae

: a family of ferns having delicate fronds with sessile sporangia on a receptacle resembling a bristle and surrounded by a cup-shaped, tubular, or 2-valved involucre

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Other Words from Hymenophyllaceae

hymenophyllaceous \ ¦⸗⸗(ˌ)⸗⸗¦lāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Hymenophyllaceae

New Latin, from Hymenophyllum, type genus + -aceae

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