Lyginopteris

noun
Ly·​gi·​nop·​te·​ris | \ˌlījəˈnäptərə̇s\

Definition of Lyginopteris 

: a genus of Carboniferous seed ferns having a stem with mesarch siphonostele, large accumulation of pith, and marked development of secondary wood

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History and Etymology for Lyginopteris

New Latin, from Greek lyginos of withe (from lygos withe + -inos -ine) + New Latin -pteris

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