Todea

noun

To·​dea
ˈtōdēə,
təˈdēə
: a genus of delicate African and Australasian ferns (family Osmundaceae) distinguished from those of Osmunda by having the sporangia on the underside of the leaf see crape fern

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, after H.J. Tode †1797 German botanist

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“Todea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Todea. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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