(of ferns) having each sporangium formed from a single epidermal cell

leptosporangiate ferns

Ant: ↑eusporangiate

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\\| ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷spə|ranjēə̇t, -ēˌāt\ adjective
Etymology: New Latin leptosporangiatus, from lept- + sporangium + Latin -atus -ate
: having each sporangium formed from a single epidermal cell

leptosporangiate ferns

— opposed to eusporangiate

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leptosporanˈgiate adjective (botany)
Having each sporangium derived from a single cell, opp to eusporangiate
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