Schizaeaceae

plural noun Schiz·ae·a·ce·ae \ˌskizēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Schizaeaceae

  1. :  a small family of mainly tropical ferns of various habit with simple or pinnate fronds and ovoid sessile sporangia in spikes or panicles

schizaeaceous

\¦skizē¦āshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of schizaeaceae

New Latin, from Schizaea, type genus + -aceae


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