Definition of Lyginopteris

1. Noun. Genus of fossil seed ferns of the Carboniferous.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Lyginopteris

Lycosidae
Lycra
Lycra lout
Lycras
Lydd
Lydia
Lydia Kamekeha Paki Liliuokalani
Lydian
Lydian mode
Lydians
Lyell
Lyell's disease
Lyell's syndrome
Lygaeidae
Lyginopteridales
Lyginopteris
Lygodium microphyllum
Lygodium palmatum
Lygus
Lygus lineolaris
Lyly
Lyman's law
Lyman Frank Brown
Lymantria
Lymantria dispar
Lymantriidae
Lyme
Lyme borreliosis
Lyme disease
Lyme diseases

Literary usage of Lyginopteris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"lyginopteris represents a group of species with slender, scrambling, mostly unbranched, stems of considerable length bearing large forked ..."

2. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1905)
"recently been supported by Miss Benson,1 who discussed the connection of these organs with lyginopteris not long before the indisputable correlation, ..."

3. A Comprehensive Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1921)
"... are not uncommon in the late Devonian black shales, having FIG. 1467. — A flowering fern (Cycad fern) of the Upper Carbonic of England. (lyginopteris ..."

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