Cyclophorus

noun
tropical Old World ferns having closely crowded circular sori and no indusia
Syn: ↑genus Cyclophorus
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Polypodiaceae, ↑family Polypodiaceae

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\\sīˈkläfərəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kyklophoros, adjective, circular, from kykl- cycl- + -phoros -phorous
: a genus of tropical Old World ferns (family Polypodiaceae) having closely crowded circular sori and no indusia

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