REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS

Reproductive organs (e. g., tetrasporangia and spermatangia) are borne in calcified chambers (conceptacles). Conceptacles may be uniporate, multiporate, or arranged in sori. Click here for the details.


Michael Rasser

Tetra/bisporangial (i. e., asexual) reproductive organs are borne in (F) multiporate, or (G) monoporate conceptacles, or (H) are arranged in sori.

Sexual (I) organs are borne in uniporate conceptacles. Gamete-producing cells (spermatangial initials) may be branched or simple


Click here to learn more from Derek Keats about sex and life cycle in corallines.


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