Hymenophyllum

noun
Hy·​me·​no·​phyl·​lum

Definition of Hymenophyllum

: a genus (the type of the family Hymenophyllaceae) of tropical hygrophytic and usually epiphytic ferns distinguished from Trichomanes by having the valves of the involucre bearing the sporangia separate

History and Etymology for Hymenophyllum

New Latin, from hymen- + -phyllum

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“Hymenophyllum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hymenophyllum. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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