Meaning of phaenogam in English:

phaenogam

(also phenogam)

Pronunciation /ˈfiːnə(ʊ)ɡam/

noun

rare, historical Botany
  • A phanerogam; a spermatophyte.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From pheno- + -gam, after scientific Latin phaenogama, phaenogamae (short for phaenogamae plantae), both plural nouns; compare scientific Latin phaenogamus, adjective. Compare German Phänogamen, plural noun.