plural noun

Definition of Lepidocarpaceae

in some classifications
: a family of plants that is coextensive with the genus Lepidocarpon and comprises plants believed to have been arborescent lycopsids with male and female fructifications on separate plants or in separate cones

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History and Etymology for Lepidocarpaceae

New Latin, from Lepidocarpon, type genus + -aceae

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“Lepidocarpaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lepidocarpaceae. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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