Woodwardia

noun

Wood·​war·​dia
wu̇ˈdwärdēə
: a genus of chain ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having linear lanceolate pinnae and sori in rows

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Thomas J. Woodward †1820 English botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Woodwardia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Woodwardia. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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