Definition of Megaphyton. Meaning of Megaphyton. Synonyms of Megaphyton

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Definition of Megaphyton

Megaphyton
Megaphyton Me*gaph"y*ton, n. [NL., from Gr. me`gas great + fyto`n plant.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of tree ferns with large, two-ranked leaves, or fronds.

Meaning of Megaphyton from wikipedia

- Zeilleria Tree-fern leaves: Caulopteris Tree-fern stems: Artisophyton, Megaphyton Lycopsid tree stems and leafy shoots: Cyperites, Lepidodendron, Ulodendron...
- indicate different species of trees. These scars are known as Caulopteris, Megaphyton, Hagiophyton, and Artisophyton based on the four main arrangement patterns...
- Pecopteris, Cyclopteris, Neuropteris, Alethopteris, and Sphenopteris; Megaphyton and Caulopteris were tree ferns. The Equisetales included the common giant...
- species were epiphytic. Fossil ferns include Pecopteris and the tree ferns Megaphyton and Caulopteris. Seed ferns or Pterido****tophyta include Cyclopteris...
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