aposporous


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ap·o·spor·y

 (ăp′ə-spôr′ē, ə-pŏs′pə-rē)
n.
The development of a gametophyte directly from a sporophyte without the occurrence of meiosis or spore formation.

a·pos′por·ous (ə-pŏs′pər-əs), ap′o·spor′ic (-spôr′ĭk) adj.

aposporous

(ˌæpəˈspɔːrəs) or

aposporic

adj
characterized by apospory
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On these explants, aposporous gametophytes developed.
Induced aposporous gametophytes were observed on the adaxial surface of Fr (Figure 2C) and on the abaxial surface of MicFr (Figure 2D), while sporophyte regeneration by "apogamy" was observed on Pr explants (Figure 2E).
Aposporous gametophytes were observed on Fr and MicFr explants and apogamous sporophytes on Pr explants.