hypogenous

hypogenous

[hahy-poj-uh-nuhs, hi-]
adjective
growing beneath, or on the undersurface, as fungi on leaves.

Origin:
1870–75; hypogene + -ous

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hypogenous (haɪˈpɒdʒɪnəs)
 
adj
botany produced or growing on the undersurface, esp (of fern spores) growing on the undersurface of the leaves

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