club moss definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous mainly little vascular plants of genus Lycopodium, usually resembling mosses and reproducing by spores.
    • Any of numerous simple microphyllous vascular plants, for the household Lycopodiaceae, that resemble mosses and create spores.
    • a primitive evergreen mosslike plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles, a great deal used in winter decoration. The most effective known species is Lycopodium clavatum, but other Lycopodia are often known as by this title. The spores form a very inflammable dust.
    • The common name of plants of the order Lycopodiace√¶, more particularly of the genus Lycopodium. Also called clubfoot moss.
    • ancient evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles
    • ancient evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles

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