reproductive structure


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Noun1.reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproductionreproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
agamete - an asexual reproductive cell
fructification - organs of fruiting (especially the reproductive parts of ferns and mosses)
gleba - fleshy spore-bearing inner mass of e.g. a puffball or stinkhorn
hymenium - spore-bearing layer of cells in certain fungi containing asci or basidia
sporocarp, spore case - specialized leaf branch in certain aquatic ferns that encloses the sori or clusters of sporangia
blossom, flower, bloom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
stamen - the male reproductive organ of a flower
anther - the part of the stamen that contains pollen; usually borne on a stalk
pistil - the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
style - (botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
stigma - the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil
ovary - the organ that bears the ovules of a flower
ovule - a small body that contains the female germ cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization
placenta - that part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form
placentation - arrangement of the ovules in the placenta and of the placentas in the ovary
episperm, seed coat, testa - protective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants
endosperm - nutritive tissue surrounding the embryo within seeds of flowering plants
gemma - small asexual reproductive structure in e.g. liverworts and mosses that detaches from the parent and develops into a new individual
strobile, strobilus, cone - cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
basidium - a small club-shaped structure typically bearing four basidiospores at the ends of minute projections; unique to basidiomycetes
plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
antheridium - the male sex organ of spore-producing plants; produces antherozoids; equivalent to the anther in flowers
sporangium, spore case, spore sac - organ containing or producing spores
ascus - saclike structure in which ascospores are formed through sexual reproduction of ascomycetes
sporophore - a spore-bearing branch or organ: the part of the thallus of a sporophyte that develops spores; in ferns and mosses and liverworts is practically equivalent to the sporophyte
gametangium - cell or organ in which gametes develop
gametoecium - gametangia and surrounding bracts
gametophore - a modified branch bearing gametangia as in the thalloid liverworts
sorus - cluster of sporangia usually on underside of a fern frond
sorus - a spore-producing structure in certain lichens and fungi
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
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Stage of development for each marked reproductive structure was recorded every other day for one reproductive season.
sorus A reproductive structure in certain amoebas, fungi and lichens.
The reproductive structure of Agaricus bisporus is the mushroom - the tissue that matures, drops spores and perpetuates the species.
holci fungus infects the seedhead, turning its reproductive structure into a crumbly, black mass.
Objective: Flowering plants (angiosperms) protect their female reproductive structure, the ovule, within a carpel.
Organogenesis of the female reproductive structure of Myrica pensylvanica.
We concluded that the floral structures in helobial monocotyledons might have evolved from a primitive multiaxial reproductive structure that became modified in different ways.
It is quite likely that each of these reproductive structures will be found to be associated with one type or another of Icacinoxylon wood, and discovering connections or associations between a particular type of wood and reproductive structure or leaf type is needed.
The first thing you notice about a flowering voodoo lily is its elaborate reproductive structure.
The machine should be able to perform rectal ultrasounds in horses/mares to view the uterus, ovaries, and other reproductive structures via rectal palpation.
There they were producing necrosis of the mesophyll of leaves along with the production of both asexual and sexual reproductive structures (Figures 1-4).
3) and the final developed from nods that found along the horizontal stems, and growing as vertical axes that support the branches, leaves and reproductive structures.

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