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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Plant) Organ containing or producing single-celled reproductive bodies

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  • The most common form is the sporangium, which is usually stalked and ends in a capsule containing the spores
  • When ripe, the wall of the sporangium dissolves, and the spores
  • In the species figured the lower sporangium produces four large spores
  • The outer walls of the sporangium now become hard, and the whole falls off as a seed. for more
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