Taeniopteris

noun Tae·ni·op·ter·is \ ˌtēnēˈäptərə̇s \

Definition of Taeniopteris

:a genus of fossil ferns or cycad ferns found in Mesozoic or Late Paleozoic strata and characterized by ribbon-shaped pinnae and usually pinnately arranged veins or veinlike structures

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Origin and Etymology of taeniopteris

New Latin, from taen- + -pteris


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