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selaginella

/ˌsɛlədʒɪˈnɛlə/
noun
1.
any club moss of the genus Selaginella, having stems covered in small pointed leaves and small spore-bearing cones: family Selaginellaceae See also resurrection plant
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, diminutive of Latin selāgō plant similar to the savin
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