from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name given by Gutbier to a genus of fossil ferns closely resembling Neuropteris, but differing from that genus by its reticulate nervation. It is abundant in the coal-measures of Europe and the United States.
  • n. A genus of the Phæophyceæ, or brown algæ, separated from the other members of the family Dictyotaceæ by the presence of a midrib.


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