One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A class of pteridophyte plants that comprises the ferns.
- ‘Among land plants, we found chromoviruses in mosses, ferns (Filicopsida), gymnosperms (Cycadales, Ginkgoales, and Coniferales), and flowering plants (angiosperms).’
- ‘The Filicopsida are vascular plants which are diverse in form and grow in various habitats.’
- ‘Currently showing is the Class Filicopsida (scientific name), commonly known as Ferns.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Latin filix, filic- ‘fern’ + opsis ‘appearance’.
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