selaginella
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin selagin-, selago, a plant resembling the savin Date: 1891 any of a genus (Selaginella) of mosslike lower tracheophytes that are related to or grouped with the club mosses and have scalelike leaves and produce one-celled sporangia containing both megaspores and microspores

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  • Selaginella — Sélaginelles …   Wikipédia en Français

  • selaginella — [sel΄ə ji nel′ə] n. 〚ModL, dim. < L selago (gen. selaginis), kind of plant〛 any of a genus (Selaginella) of small leaved lycopods, having two kinds of spores borne in cones at the tips of the branches * * * se·lag·i·nel·la (sə lăj ə nĕlʹə) n. Any …   Universalium

  • selaginella — SELAGINÉLLA s.f. Plantă criptogamă vasculară din pădurile tropicale, având aspect de muşchi. [< fr. sélaginelle]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  SELAGINÉLLA s. f. plantă criptogamă vasculară din pădurile tropicale, cu aspect… …   Dicționar Român

  • selaginella — [sel΄ə ji nel′ə] n. [ModL, dim. < L selago (gen. selaginis), kind of plant] any of a genus (Selaginella) of small leaved lycopods, having two kinds of spores borne in cones at the tips of the branches …   English World dictionary

  • Selaginella — Sel a*gi*nel la, n. [NL., fr. L. selago, inis, a kind of plant.] (Bot.) A genus of cryptogamous plants resembling Lycopodia, but producing two kinds of spores; also, any plant of this genus. Many species are cultivated in conservatories. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Selaginella — (S. P. B.), Abtheilung der Gattung Lycopodium …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Selaginella — Spring., Gattung der Lykopodinen unter den Pteridophyten, meist kleine, moosähnliche, niederliegende, aufrechte oder kletternde Pflanzen, die rasenförmig auf der Erde und an Felsen in Gebirgsgegenden wachsen, in über 300 Arten, besonders in den… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Selaginélla — Spr., Selaginelle, Pflanzengattg. der Lykopodiazeen, kleine moosähnliche Pflanzen; einige Arten zur Verzierung von Aquarien, Blumentischen etc. verwendet. S. helvetĭca Link und S. spinulōsa A. Br. in Gebirgen. Die Stengel der mittelamerik. S.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Selaginella —   Selaginella …   Wikipedia Español

  • Selaginella — Moosfarne oben: Dorniger Moosfarn (Selaginella selaginoides) unten: Schweizer Moosfarn (Selaginella helvetica) Systematik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Selaginella — Sélaginelles …   Wikipédia en Français

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