Rhyniaceae

plural noun
Rhy·​ni·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌrīnēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Rhyniaceae

: a family of Paleozoic plants (order Psilophytales) known chiefly from the genera Rhynia and Horneophyton

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History and Etymology for Rhyniaceae

New Latin, from Rhynia, type genus + -aceae

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“Rhyniaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhyniaceae. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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