Vittaria

noun Vit·tar·ia \və̇ˈta(a)rēə\

Definition of Vittaria

  1. :  a genus of tropical epiphytic ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having narrow grasslike fronds and linear marginal sori in continuous lines — see grass fern, ribbon fern

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Origin and Etymology of vittaria

New Latin, from Latin vitta fillet + New Latin -aria — more at vitta


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