eusporangiate

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

Definition of eusporangiate

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of eusporangiate

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


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