plural noun
Lep·​to·​spo·​ran·​gi·​a·​tae | \ ˌlep(ˌ)tōspəˌranjēˈäˌtī, -ˈāˌtē \

Definition of Leptosporangiatae

in some classifications
: a group comprising all the orders of ferns in which sporangium formation is leptosporangiate — compare eusporangiatae

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History and Etymology for Leptosporangiatae

New Latin, from feminine plural of leptosporangiatus, adjective

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“Leptosporangiatae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leptosporangiatae. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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