Definition of Sigillaria. Meaning of Sigillaria. Synonyms of Sigillaria
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Definition of Sigillaria
SigillariaSigillaria Sig`il*la"ri*a, n. pl. [L., from sigillum a seal.
See Sigil.] (Rom. Antic.)
Little images or figures of earthenware exposed for sale, or
given as presents, on the last two days of the Saturnalia;
hence, the last two, or the sixth and seventh, days of the
Sigillaria Sig`il*la"ri*a, n. [NL., fem sing. fr. L. sigillum
a seal.] (Paleon.)
A genus of fossil trees principally found in the coal
formation; -- so named from the seallike leaf scars in
vertical rows on the surface.
Meaning of Sigillaria from wikipedia
is a genus
of extinct, spore-bearing, arborescent
from the Carboniferous
periods. It is related
to the more famous...
- ancient Roman
or wax figurines given
as traditional gifts during
the Saturnalia. Sigillaria
as a proper
noun was also...
or small figurines
made of wax or pottery known
. The poet Catullus called
it "the best of days". Saturnalia
was the Roman...
- may have favored drier areas
of the swamp. One author[who?] thinks
that Sigillaria favored
the intermediate areas between levee habitat
- the leaves
of Lepidodendron species
species. The decurrent leaves formed
- the underground rooting structures
of arborescent lycophytes
such as Sigillaria
and Lepidodendron. These swamp forest trees
grew to 50 meters
in situ lycopsid, probably Sigillaria
, with attached stigmarian
is from the Joggins Formation
(Pennsylvanian), ****berland Basin...
lycopsid, probably Sigillaria
, from Joggins, with attached stigmarian
- (with its fruit
Lepidostrobus), Halonia, Lepidophloios
. The roots
of these forms
as Stigmaria. The fronds...
(Upper Carboniferous), particularly
that dominated tropical
wetlands. The complex ecology
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