[ en-doh-puh-rid-ee-uh m ]
/ ˌɛn doʊ pəˈrɪd i əm /
noun, plural en·do·pe·rid·i·a [en-doh-puh-rid-ee-uh] /ˌɛn doʊ pəˈrɪd i ə/. Botany.
the inner of the two layers into which the peridium is divided.
Related formsen·do·pe·rid·i·al, adjective
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Examples from the Web for endoperidium
Within the endoperidium are the spores, which are pale ochraceous or sulphur color, globose or elliptical in shape.
The endoperidium and rayed mouth are bright red when fresh, partially fading in old specimens.