adjective see microsporangium

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  • microsporangiate — See microsporangium. * * * …   Universalium

  • microsporangiate — mi·cro·spo·ran·gi·ate …   English syllables

  • microsporangiate — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ spə¦ranjēə̇t adjective Etymology: microsporangium + ate (III) : bearing or being microsporangia …   Useful english dictionary

  • microsporangiate strobilus —   , less correctly microstrobilus.   Pollen bearing cone, pollen cone; less correctly male cone.   Cf. megasporangiate strobilus …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • gnetophyte — ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the division Gnetophyta, a small group of gymnospermous vascular plants that are represented by three living genera: Ephedra, Gnetum, and Welwitschia. There are 65 species in the genus Ephedra, 30 or more… …   Universalium

  • Wollemi pine — ▪ tree  rare evergreen tree, a member of the conifer family Araucariaceae. The only member of its genus. Wollemi pine was found in 1994 growing in a remote canyon in Wollemi National Park, about 200 km (120 miles) northwest of Sydney. This… …   Universalium

  • microsporangium — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1862 a sporangium that develops only microspores • microsporangiate adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cycas pruinosa — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Strobilus — A strobilus (plural strobili) is an organ of many plants that contains the reproductive structures. Strobili are ordinarily called cones in many of these groups. Strobili are characterized by a central axis (anatomically a stem) surrounded by… …   Wikipedia

  • Chigua — ▪ plant genus       small genus of cycads (cycad) in the family Zamiaceae. The two species in the genus are endemic to lowland rainforest habitats in Colombia. The genus is similar to the closely related Zamia, but Chigua differs in details of… …   Universalium

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