noun, plural spo·ran·gi·a [spuh-ran-jee-uh]. /spəˈræn dʒi ə/. Botany, Mycology.
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Origin of sporangium
OTHER WORDS FROM sporangiumspo·ran·gi·al, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for sporangium
The fertile shoots terminate in cones, on the modified leaves of which the sporangia are produced.
The spores are contained in stalked sporangia, and the tetraspores are near the centres of the segments.
Sporangia distinct, minute, long stipitate, opening above by a distinct lid.
The "net-like, three-winged skeleton" referred to by Rostafinski results from the union at one point of three adjoining sporangia.
In this case the outermost sporangia are often consolidated to form a cortex more or less dense and shining.