- a sporophyll producing megasporangia only.
Origin of megasporophyll
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- a leaf on which the megaspores are formed: corresponds to the carpel of a flowering plantCompare microsporophyll
Word Origin for megasporophyll
C20: from mega- + sporophyll
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- A leaflike structure that bears megasporangia.
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