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: a large branching fossil plant found in Devonian rocks, believed to be a thallophyte, and often considered to offer evidence of a relationship between brown algae and vascular plants

Word History


New Latin, from nemat- + Greek phyton plant

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“Nematophyton.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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