heterosporous definition

  • adjective:
    • Producing two types of spores differing in proportions and sex.
    • Producing both male and feminine gametophytes.
    • described as heterospory
  • others:
    • Having several sort of asexually produced spores: placed on the vascular cryptogams, which have macrospores or megaspores (feminine spores) homologous using embryo-sac of phanerogams, and microspores (male spores) homologous with all the pollen-grains of phanerogams.

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