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Acrogen  n.  (Bot.) A plant of the highest class of cryptogams, including the ferns, etc. See Cryptogamia.
The Age of Acrogens (Geol.), the age of coal plants, or the carboniferous era.

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... elementary plant and animal life appear almost together, we shall come to shell-fish, and crustaceans fully established in the water, and scorpions, and some insects even on land, before plants made any great show. For the Carboniferous—the age of acrogen plants, par excellence—does not occur till after swarms of Trilobite Crustaceans had filled the sea and passed away, and after the Devonian fish-age had nearly passed away; and so ...
— Creation and Its Records • B.H. Baden-Powell

Words linked to "Acrogen" :   flora, acrogenous, plant life, plant

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