Tmesipteris

noun
Tme·​sip·​ter·​is | \ mə̇ˈsiptərə̇s \

Definition of Tmesipteris

: a genus of epiphytic Australasian fern allies related to Psilotum and characterized by conspicuous vertical leaves and boat-shaped 2-celled synangia

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History and Etymology for Tmesipteris

New Latin, from Greek tmēsis act of cutting + New Latin -pteris

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“Tmesipteris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tmesipteris. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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