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Shaped like a pouch or sac: saccate pollen grains.

[Latin saccus, bag; see sack1 + -ate.]


(Botany) botany in the form of a sac; pouched
[C19: from New Latin saccatus, from saccus: see sack1]


(ˈsæk ɪt, -eɪt)

having a sac or the form of a sac.
[1820–30; < New Latin saccātus= Latin sacc(us) sack1 + -ātus -ate1]
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5 x 9-15 um fusoid-ventricose, subutriform, saccate, clavate and filamentous types present, hyaline to yellowish in KOH.
Liquid spreads across the ovule's neighbouring surfaces, collecting buoyant saccate pollen (Tomlinson et al.
An ovate, Spherical or irregularly lobed, saccate and clathrate colony of numerous spherical cells, densely aggregated within a hyaline gelatinous matrix.
Geastrum javanicum is characterized primarily by the velutinous, ephemeral mycelial layer, forming a cup under the saccate basidioma, fibrillose delimited peristome and subiculum.
Testis intercecal, postovarian, bacilliform 119 (101-131; n = 12) long, 30 (27-38; n = 12) wide, vas deferens looping left intestinal caecum; seminal vesicle saccate, immediately posterior to copulation complex; prostatic reservoir saccate, besides the seminal vesicle.
7 cm long, (5) 7-9 mm wide, leathery and reddish-green, saccate, with a revolute or trumpet-shaped margin with an apiculate lip around the slightly constricted orifice, recurved and pendulous, sessile, and attached 1.
are characterized by an apsacline ventral interarea with a convex pseudodeltidium, long, slightly divergent dental plates flanking a strongly elongate subtriangular muscle field and saccate ventral mantle canals.
no vagina (1) F single ovary (2) F paired testes (3) M paired lateral excretory vesicles (4) N doliiform pharynx (5) N saccate gut (6) N
Endoperodial body sessile 2 cm across globose to subglobose or slightly depressed onion shaped when not depressed smooth seated in saccate slightly depressed basel area of exoperidium grayish brown with occasional darker tints; Peristome fibrillose and conical dark brown surrounded by circular shallow groove.
Leslie (2008) found indirect evidence for the existence of a pollination drop in extinct gymnosperms in the extensive occurrence of saccate pollen in many extinct groups with concurrent ovulate structures, parallel to the same closely correlated features in modern conifers, as is shown later here.