Definition of sphenopsid in English:


noun & adjective

  • See Sphenopsida

    • ‘The remaining morphospecies are organs of cycads, ginkgophytes, lycopods, sphenopsids, and bryophytes.’
    • ‘Ferns and sphenopsids are rare, but often well preserved.’
    • ‘The genus Hyenia was a rhizomatous plant, much like modern ferns and sphenopsids.’
    • ‘You have already studied two such lineages, the ferns and sphenopsids.’
    • ‘Both ferns and sphenopsids have members in the living flora, although their modern diversities are vastly different.’