eusporangiate

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eusporangiate

(ˌjuːspɔːˈrændʒɪɪt)
adj
(Botany) (of ferns) having each sporangium developing from a group of cells, rather than a single cell, and with no specialized dispersal of spores. Compare leptosporangiate
[from New Latin eusporangiātus (unattested), from eu- + sporangium]
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Adj.1.eusporangiate - (of ferns) having sporangia that arise from a group of epidermal cells; "eusporangiate ferns of the families Ophioglossaceae and Marattiaceae"
leptosporangiate - (of ferns) having each sporangium formed from a single epidermal cell; "leptosporangiate ferns"