heterospory


het·ero·spo·ry

noun \ˈhe-tə-rə-ˌspr-ē, ˌhe-tə-ˈräs-pə-rē\

Definition of HETEROSPORY

:  the production of microspores and megaspores (as in seed plants)
het·ero·spo·rous \ˌhe-tə-rə-ˈspr-əs, -ˈräs-pə-rəs\ adjective

First Known Use of HETEROSPORY

1898

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