plural noun
Par·​ke·​ri·​a·​ce·​ae | \ (ˌ)pärkirēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Parkeriaceae

: a family of homosporous leptosporangiate ferns that is coextensive with the genus Ceratopteris and is sometimes included in Polypodiaceae

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History and Etymology for Parkeriaceae

New Latin, from Parkeria, type genus (from C. S. Parker, its 19th century discoverer) + -aceae

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“Parkeriaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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