Psilotaceae

plural noun Psi·lo·ta·ce·ae \ˌsīlōˈtāsēˌē\

Definition of Psilotaceae

  1. :  a family of plants that are usually placed in order Psilotales and are characterized by nearly naked stems, minute scalelike leaves, and 2- or 3-celled sporangia — compare psilotum, tmesipteris

psilotaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of psilotaceae

New Latin, from Psilotum, type genus + -aceae


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