Lepidodendraceae

plural noun

Lep·​i·​do·​den·​dra·​ce·​ae
-ˌdenˈdrāsēˌē
: a family of fossil pteridophytic plants (order Lepidodendrales) that are characterized by conspicuous spirally arranged leaf scars on the trunk

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Lepidodendron, type genus + -aceae

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“Lepidodendraceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lepidodendraceae. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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