: 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

Word History


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

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“Phymatodes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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