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spo·ran·gi·um

(spō-ran'jē-ŭm),
A saclike structure (a cell) within a fungus, in which asexual spores are borne by progressive cleavage.
[L. fr. G. sporos, seed, + angeion, vessel]

sporangium

/spo·ran·gi·um/ (spah-ran´je-um) pl. sporan´gia   any encystment containing spores or sporelike bodies, as in certain fungi.

sporangium

(spə-răn′jē-əm)
n. pl. sporan·gia (-jē-ə)
A single-celled or many-celled structure in which spores are produced, especially in fungi, algae, mosses, and ferns. Also called spore case.

spo·ran′gi·al (-jē-əl) adj.

spo·ran·gi·um

(spōr-anj'ē-ŭm)
A saclike structure (a cell) within a fungus, in which asexual spores are borne by progressive cleavage.
[L. fr. G. sporos, seed, + angeion, vessel]

sporangium

(pl. sporangia) the structure within which asexual SPORES are formed.

sporangium

any cyst which contains spores or spore-like bodies.
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The diversity in colony morphology, rate and manner of growth of test isolates on CMA and sporangial size on V8 agar agreed with previous studies [3].
Colony and sporangial measurement combination provided a useful alternative to the characters given by Waterhouse [7] and Stamps et al.
1 mm long, oblong-cylindrical, colored, appressed; sporangial stalks glandular, the glands colored; indusia 1.
5-4 mm, obtuse; tissue between the veins adaxially glabrous, glandular abaxially, the glands minute, thick shiny, oblong-cylindrical, yellowish, appressed; sporangial stalks glabrous; indusia 1.
Table 1: The frequency of the fungal pathogen at three major markets Markets Frequency per 10 North Bank 08 Wurukum 06 Wadata 09 Table 2: Mean mycelia dry weight and sporangial production of Aspergillus niger on different carbon sources Mean No.
Sterile leaf blades simple, unlobed; veins rejoining after branching (netted); fertile stalk with unbranched sporangial clusters Ophioglossum
BOTRYCHIUM {bo-TRIK-ee-um} Swartz 1800 * Grape-ferns * [Latin botry, bunch (of grapes), and -oides, like; in reference to the sporangial clusters.
Eleven character states change on the branch subtending Biscalitheca + Corynepteris: #5, growth form of stem/axis erect [right arrow] rhizomatous; #7, arborescence present [right arrow] absent; #24, scales absent [right arrow] present; #35, protoxylem of stem/axis mesarch [right arrow] exarch; #41, radial rachis/axis trace round-elliptical [right arrow] absent; #57, meio/microsporangium bearing structure unlike vegetative [right arrow] somewhat modified from the vegetative; #61, abaxially attached sporangia absent [right arrow] present; #65, meio/microsporangial grouping absent [right arrow] present; #71, sporangial stalk absent [right arrow] broad; #74, functional annulus absent [right arrow] present; and #88, exospore surface nearly smooth or plain [right arrow] obviously sculptured.
The perine and sporangial capacity: general considerations.
indusiatum, but the indusium in that species is much smaller, only about the size of a single sporangial capsule, and are easily overlooked.