: a genus of rock-inhabiting ferns (family Polypodiaceae) of very diverse habit and with pinnate, bipinnate, or tripinnate fronds that are silky, hairy, tomentose, or farinose

Word History


New Latin, from noth- + Latin laena cloak, from Greek chlaina

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“Notholaena.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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