Archaeopteris

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀρχαῖος (arkhaîos, ancient) + πτερίς (pterís, fern).

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Proper noun[edit]

Archaeopteris f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Archaeopteridaceae — known from fossils and widely accepted as the earliest and most primitive known tree, with wood similar to a conifer's, but producing spores like a fern.

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