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1 One of the scales, 1 cell thick, that occur on the young fronds of a fern. As the frond opens most of the ramenta are lost, but some persist on the rachis.

2 One of the sterile scales, resembling hairs, that occur among the seeds on cones of the Mesozoic cycad Cycadeoidea.

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