Related formsspo·ro·phyt·ic [spawr-uh-fit-ik, spohr-] /ˌspɔr əˈfɪt ɪk, ˌspoʊr-/, adjective
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In contrast to the sexual generation this stage is called the spore-bearing generation (sporogonium, sporophyte).
Thus in Pellia the nuclei of the gametophyte have eight chromosomes and those of the sporophyte sixteen.
H, Sporophyte bearing the single sporangium on its upper surface.
The sporophyte may be considered to begin at the stage of nuclear association and end with the nuclear reduction in the basidium.