Sporangiophore meaning

spə-rănjē-ə-fôr
A stalk of a sporangium.
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A specialized fungal hypha bearing one or more sporangia.
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A specialized fungal hypha bearing one or more sporangia.
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A stalk of a sporangium.
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A stalk or branch that bears sporangia.
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(botany) The axis or receptacle in certain ferns (such as Trichomanes), which bears the sporangia.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of sporangiophore

  • sporangi(um) –phore

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • sporangium + Ancient Greek to bear.

    From Wiktionary