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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 palynofacies analysis of the Nammal and Zaluch Gorge sections suggests heterolithic proximal oxic shelf for the deposition of Tredian Formation, however the presence of amorphous marine organic matter, and sporangial in the Zaluch Gorge section suggests marine incursion and therefore relatively deeper settings as compared to the Nammal Gorge section.
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.
Colony characteristics and growth rates were useful as a first step in identification of Phytophthora species by complementing sporangial characteristics in the differentiation of P.
The inoculum was maintained on ice to delay zoospore release until after inoculation and to ensure a uniform sporangial concentration with time (Jones et al.
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.
caudatus crude and fractions on sporulation and sporangial germination of P.
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.
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.
These are: #5, growth form of stem/axis erect [right arrow] rhizomatous; #71, sporangial stalk absent [right arrow] broad; #73, sporangial capsule large with thick wall [right arrow] small with thin wall; #74, functional annulus absent [right arrow] present; #78, number of spores per meio/microsporangium [greater than]512 [right arrow] 128-512; #79, ontogenetic origin of sporangia from several cells [right arrow] from approximately two cells; and #99, first division of zygote more or less transverse [right arrow] more or less longitudinal.
This indicates that the sporangial annulus has evolved separately in zygopterid and filicalean ferns.