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Found Heterosporous 8 times.

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1. Heterosporous
Producing separate male and female spore s. Compare homosporous .

2. Homosporous
Producing only one kind of spore in the sexual reproductive cycle, and hence one gametophyte which produces both male and female gamete s. Compare heterosporous .

3. Megagametophyte (adj. megagametophytic)
A plant body or cell lineage, formed by vegetative growth of the megaspore , that produces the female gamete s of a heterosporous plant.

4. Megasporangium (pl. megasporangia)
The larger of the two kinds of sporangia produced in the sexual life cycle of a heterosporous plant.

5. Megaspore (macrospore)
The larger of the two kinds of spores produced in the sexual life cycle of a heterosporous plant, giving rise to the female gametophyte .

6. Microgametophyte (adj.: microgametophytic)
A plant body or cell lineage, formed by vegetative growth of the microspore , that produces the male gamete s of a heterosporous plant.

7. Microsporangium
The smaller of the two kinds of sporangia produced in the sexual life cycle of a heterosporous plant.

8. Microspore
The smaller of the two kinds of spore s produced in the sexual life cycle of a heterosporous plant, giving rise to the male gametophyte .