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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.


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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


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