noun, plural so·ri [sawr-ahy, sohr-ahy]. /ˈsɔr aɪ, ˈsoʊr aɪ/.
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The indusium arises from a vein to which the sorus is attached.
The sorus is circular and is covered with an indusium which is notched or kidney-shaped.
Synangium, si-nan′ji-um, n. an arterial trunk: the boat-shaped sorus of certain ferns.
Commonly the spore-cases occupy only detached spots or lines, each of which is called a Sorus, or in English merely a Fruit-dot.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
In this case the sorus is always near to the margin of the leaf, and the indusium or covering is cup-shaped.