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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