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heterosporous División en sílabas: het·er·os·po·rous
Pronunciación: /ˌhetəˈräspərəs/ /-ərəˈspôrəs/

Definición de heterosporous en inglés:

adjetivo

Biology Producing two different kinds of spores.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Both of these genera are heterosporous, meaning that each species produces two distinctly different types of spores: microspores and megaspores.
  • Therefore, improved sampling and a better understanding of the morphology of fossils with affinities to these families are necessary to understand the origin and evolution of the heterosporous fern clade.
  • Some of the large sphenophyte trees of the Paleozoic were heterosporous, producing large megaspores and small microspores, and probably retaining the megaspore in the strobilus.

Derivados

heterospory

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sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The Order Isoetales and Lepidodendrales are sometimes included in the Subclass Ligulatae - defined by the presence of ligules, heterospory, and endospory.
  • Since the ‘seed habit’ begins with the reduction to a single functional megaspore in each megasporangium, heterospory seems like a logical intermediate step.
  • According to this argument, heterospory was the intermediate between homosporous free-sporing reproduction and the retained endosporic gametophyte of the seed habit.

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