sporophyl


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Noun1.sporophyl - leaf in ferns and mosses that bears the sporangia
megasporophyll - in non-flowering plants, a sporophyll that bears only megasporangia
microsporophyll - in non-flowering plants, a sporophyll that bears only microsporangia
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants