Horneophyton

noun
Devonian fossil plant considered one of the earliest forms of vascular land plants; similar to genus Rhynia but smaller
Syn: ↑genus Horneophyton
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rhyniaceae, ↑family Rhyniaceae

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\\ˈhȯ(r)nēˈäfəˌtän\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from horneo- (from English horn) + phyton
: a genus of Devonian fossil plants (family Rhyniaceae) similar to those of the genus Rhynia but smaller and lacking vascular tissue in the rhizome and considered to be one of the earliest forms of vascular land plants

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  • Horneophyton — lignieri Zeitraum Devon, Emsium/Eifelium ca. 396 ± 8 Mio. Jahre Fundorte Rhynie Chert (Aberdeenshire) Systematik ohne Rang …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Horneophyton — n. A genus of Devonian fossil plants considered one of the earliest forms of vascular land plants; it is similar to genus {Rhynia} but smaller. Syn: genus {Horneophyton}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horneophyton — taxobox fossil range=Silurian DevonianVerify source|date=January 2008 regnum = Plantae divisio = unassigned classis = Horneophytopsida genus= Horneophyton genus authority = Kidston Lang 1920 emend. Barghoorn Darrah 1938 species = H. lignieri… …   Wikipedia

  • horneophyton — hor·ne·oph·y·ton …   English syllables

  • Horneophyton lignieri — Zeitraum Devon, Emsium/Eifelium ca. 396 ± 8 Mio. Jahre Fundorte Rhynie Chert (Aberdeenshire) Systematik ohne Rang: Chloropla …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Horneophyton lignieri —   Horneophyton lignieri Rango temporal: Devónico inferior …   Wikipedia Español

  • genus Horneophyton — noun Devonian fossil plant considered one of the earliest forms of vascular land plants; similar to genus Rhynia but smaller • Syn: ↑Horneophyton • Hypernyms: ↑fern genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Rhyniaceae, ↑family Rhyniaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horneophytopsida — Rhyniophyta Cooksonia, Rekonstruktion Zeitraum Oberes Silur (Pridoli) bis Oberes Devon (Famennium) 418 bis 359 Mio. Jahre …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rhyniopsida — Rhyniophyta Cooksonia, Rekonstruktion Zeitraum Oberes Silur (Pridoli) bis Oberes Devon (Famennium) 418 bis 359 Mio. Jahre …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Embryophyten — Pflanzen Gemeine Kiefer (Pinus sylvestris) Systematik Klassifikation: Lebewesen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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