Schizaea

noun
Schi·​zaea | \ skə̇ˈzēə \

Definition of Schizaea

: a genus (the type of the family Schizaeaceae) of small leptosporangiate ferns with filiform or linear fronds and the sporangia in close distichous spikes — see curly grass

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History and Etymology for Schizaea

New Latin, irregular from Greek schizein to split

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“Schizaea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schizaea. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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