fontinalis

noun
fon·​ti·​nal·​is | \ -ᵊnˈalə̇s, -ˈāl-, -ˈäl- \

Definition of fontinalis

1 capitalized : the type genus of Fontinalaceae
2 plural -es : any water moss of the genus Fontinalis

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“Fontinalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fontinalis. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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