eu·​spo·​ran·​gi·​ate | \ ¦yüspə¦ranjēə̇t, -ēˌāt \

Definition of eusporangiate

: having sporangia which rise from a group of epidermal cells eusporangiate ferns of the families Ophioglossaceae and Marattiaceae opposed to leptosporangiate

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History and Etymology for eusporangiate

from (assumed) New Latin eusporangiatus, from New Latin eu- + sporangium + Latin -atus -ate

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“Eusporangiate.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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