Phlebodium

noun
Phle·​bo·​di·​um | \flə̇ˈbōdēəm\

Definition of Phlebodium 

: a genus of mostly epiphytic tropical ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having the areolae of the fronds each with two or more free veinlets bearing sori — see serpent fern

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History and Etymology for Phlebodium

New Latin, from Greek phlebōdēs full of veins, with large veins, veinlike (from phleb- + -ōdēs -ode) + New Latin -ium

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