Notholaena

noun Noth·o·lae·na \-ˈlēnə\

Definition of Notholaena

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of notholaena

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


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