Tmesipteris

noun Tme·sip·ter·is \mə̇ˈsiptərə̇s\

Definition of Tmesipteris

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of tmesipteris

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


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