heterospory

[ het-uh-ros-puh-ree ]
/ ˌhɛt əˈrɒs pə ri /
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noun Botany.

the production of both microspores and megaspores.

Origin of heterospory

First recorded in 1895–1900; hetero- + -spore + -y3
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