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florula

florule (ˈflɒrjuːl)

noun plural -ulae (-jʊliː) or -ules
  1. the flora of a small single environment
  2. a fossil flower found in a single stratum or in several thin adjacent strata
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Word Origin

C19: flora + -ule
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Historical Examples

  • Godron's 'Florula Juvenalis,' which gives an interesting account of plants introduced in imported wool.

    The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)

    Charles Darwin