eusporangiate

/ (ˌjuːspɔːˈrændʒɪɪt) /

adjective

(of ferns) having each sporangium developing from a group of cells, rather than a single cell, and with no specialized dispersal of sporesCompare leptosporangiate

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Word Origin for eusporangiate

from New Latin eusporangiātus (unattested), from eu- + sporangium
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Example sentences from the Web for eusporangiate

  • The bulk of living ferns are leptosporangiate, the eusporangiate class comprising only two living families, viz.