Pleuromeia

noun
Pleu·​ro·​me·​ia | \ plu̇ˈrōmēə \

Definition of Pleuromeia

: a genus of Triassic fossil plants that is included in Lepidodendrales or isolated in a separate order, has characters in common with the genera Sigillaria and Isoetes, and is marked by an unbranched trunk arising from an enlarged lobulated root-bearing base terminating in a crown of long ligulate leaves, and bearing heterosporous cones at its apex

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History and Etymology for Pleuromeia

New Latin, from pleur- + International Scientific Vocabulary -ome + New Latin -ia

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“Pleuromeia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pleuromeia. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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