Definition for sori (2 of 2)
noun, plural so·ri [sawr-ahy, sohr-ahy] /ˈsɔr aɪ, ˈsoʊr aɪ/.
Origin of sorus
Examples from the Web for sori
The sori are in the form of lines which branch out from the lower part of the pinnule in a fan-shaped manner.
The pairs of sori are covered with pairs of indusia which, on the maturity of the sporangia, open out opposite to each other.
Although at first sight this is not very apparent, the brown lines are composed of two sori which practically join together.
As Waters remarks, "Most ferns hold the sori in the open hand, but the sensitive fern grasps them tightly in the clenched fist."
Sori at the end of the veins at first small and roundish, but afterwards more or less confluent.