Definition of microsporangium in English:


Syllabification: mi·cro·spo·ran·gi·um
Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrōspəˈranj(ē)əm

noun (plural microsporangia /-j(ē)ə/)

  • A sporangium containing microspores.
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    • Each anther has four microsporangia arranged in pairs in the two lobes.
    • In pollen cones, microsporangia are borne on a single bract without a trace of a second, subtending structure.
    • The microsprophylls of cycads are arranged in strobili and bear clusters of microsporangia on their abaxial surface.

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