homosporous

homosporous

[huh-mos-per-uhs, hoh-, hoh-muh-spawr-uhs, -spohr-]
adjective Botany.
having the spores of one kind only.

Origin:
1885–90; homo- + spore + -ous

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homosporous (hɒˈmɒspərəs, ˌhəʊməʊˈspɔːrəs)
 
adj
Compare heterosporous (of most ferns and some other spore-bearing plants) producing spores of one kind only, which develop into hermaphrodite gametophytes
 
homospory
 
n

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homosporous   (hō'mə-spôr'əs, hŏm'ə-, hō-mŏs'pər-əs)  Pronunciation Key 
Producing spores of one kind only that are not differentiated by sex. The spores of homosporous plants, such as horsetails and most ferns, grow into bisexual gametophytes (producing both male and female gametes). Compare heterosporous.
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