Definition of todea in US English:

todea

noun

  • Any of several ferns of the southern hemisphere genus Todea (family Osmundaceae), or formerly included in it; also called crepe fern; especially the king fern, T. barbara.

Origin

Early 19th century. From scientific Latin Todea, genus name from the name of Heinrich Julius Tode, German naturalist + scientific Latin -a.

Pronunciation

todea

/ˈtəʊdɪə/