leptosporangiate(redirected from leptosporangiately)
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Related to leptosporangiately: eusporangiate
(Botany) (of ferns) having each sporangium developing from a single cell, rather than from a group, and normally with specialized explosive spore dispersal. Compare eusporangiate
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|Adj.||1.||leptosporangiate - (of ferns) having each sporangium formed from a single epidermal cell; "leptosporangiate ferns"|
eusporangiate - (of ferns) having sporangia that arise from a group of epidermal cells; "eusporangiate ferns of the families Ophioglossaceae and Marattiaceae"
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