noun, plural so·ri [sawr-ahy, sohr-ahy] /ˈsɔr aɪ, ˈsoʊr aɪ/.
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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
Indusium hood-shaped, fixed centrally behind the sorus and arching over it, soon withering, often illusive.
The indusium arises from a vein to which the sorus is attached.
In this case the sorus is always near to the margin of the leaf, and the indusium or covering is cup-shaped.
Indusium minute, concealed beneath the sorus, divided into a few beaded hairs.