Phymatodes

noun Phy·ma·to·des \ˌfīməˈtō(ˌ)dēz\

Definition of Phymatodes

  1. :  a genus of tropical ferns (family Polypodiaceae) in general resembling members of Polypodium but having fronds with many areolae, irregularly anastomosing veins, and free veinlets

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Origin and Etymology of phymatodes

New Latin, from Latin phymat-, phyma + New Latin -odes


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