a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses
the gamete-producing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations
Referring to plants in which a single type of spore develops into a bisexual gametophyte having both male and female sex organs.
A reproductive organ that houses and protects the gametes of a plant
Female reproductive part of a nonvascular plant
the multicellular diploid form in organisms undergoing alternation of generations that results from a union of gametes and that meiotically produces haploid spores that grow into the gametophyte generation.
male gametangia. produce and release sperm into the environment.
diploid cell formed when the nucleus of a haploid sperm cell fuses with the nucleus of a haploid egg cell
stalk of a moss capsule
the male gametophyte produced by a microspore
the female gametophyte produced by the megaspore of a plant that produces both microspore and megaspores
A term referring to a plant species that has two kinds of spores: microspores that develop into male gametophytes and megaspores that develop into female gametophytes.
large haploid spore formed by some plants that develops into a female gametophyte
A spore from a heterosporous plant species that develops into a male gametophyte.
vascular tissue responsible for the transport of nutrients and the carbohydrates produced by photosynthesis
cluster of sporangia usually on underside of a fern frond
the small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move
The protective cap or hood covering the spore case of a moss or related plant.
vascular tissue that carries water upward from the roots to every part of a plant
layers of sporophyte tissue that envelop and protect the megasporangium in gymnosperms.
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