Definition of Lepidodendron. Meaning of Lepidodendron. Synonyms of Lepidodendron

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Definition of Lepidodendron

Lepidodendron
Lepidodendron Lep`i*do*den"dron (-dr[o^]n), n. [NL., fr. Gr. lepi`s -i`dos, a scale + de`ndron tree.] (Paleon.) A genus of fossil trees of the Devonian and Carboniferous ages, having the exterior marked with scars, mostly in quincunx order, produced by the separation of the leafstalks.

Meaning of Lepidodendron from wikipedia

- Lepidodendron – also known as the scale trees – is an extinct genus of primitive, vascular, tree-like plants related to the isoetes (quillworts) and lycopsids...
- club-mosses, but even more closely to quillworts, as was its ****ociate Lepidodendron. This genus is known in the fossil records from the Late Carboniferous...
- which had been briefly deforested by flooding: Synchysidendron and Lepidodendron in mineral-soil areas and Lepidophloios in peat areas. Cordaites may...
- During the Carboniferous Period, tree-like Lycopodiophyta (such as Lepidodendron) formed huge forests that dominated the landscape. The complex ecology...
- rooting structures of coal forest lycopsid trees such as Sigillaria and Lepidodendron. These swamp forest trees grew to 50 meters and were anc****d by an...
- Lepidodendron, an extinct lycophyte tree...
- dioxide from the air diffuses into plants. Likewise, the trunks of Lepidodendrons would have been green, unlike modern trees which have scaly, non-photosynthetic...
- the Fossil Grove at Victoria Park in Glasgow, Scotland, the stumps of Lepidodendron trees are found in their original growth positions. The fossilized remains...
- Calamites Carboniferous Eogyrinus Diplovertebron Meganeuropsis Eryops Lepidodendron Sigillaria Permian Seymouria Limnoscelis Varanosaurus Ophiacodon Sphenacodon...
- 1887 and contains the fossilised stumps and roots of eleven extinct Lepidodendron trees, which are sometimes described as "giant club mosses" but are...
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