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