Woodwardia

noun
Wood·​war·​dia | \ wu̇ˈdwärdēə\

Definition of Woodwardia

: a genus of chain ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having linear lanceolate pinnae and sori in rows

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History and Etymology for Woodwardia

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

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