sporogonia

sporogonium

[spawr-uh-goh-nee-uhm, spohr-]
noun, plural sporogonia [spawr-uh-goh-nee-uh, spohr-] . Botany.
the sporangium of mosses and liverworts.

Origin:
1870–75; sporo- + -gonium

sporogonial, adjective
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sporogonium (ˌspɔːrəʊˈɡəʊnɪəm, ˌspɒ-)
 
n , pl -nia
the sporophyte of mosses and liverworts, consisting of a spore-bearing capsule on a short stalk that arises from the parent plant (the gametophyte)
 
sporo'gonial
 
adj

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