Definition of Archesporia
1. archesporium [n] - See also: archesporium
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Literary usage of Archesporia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"It is a fair question whether the " mamelon " is a growth of the axis, whose ovules, represented by separate archesporia, are mechanically hindered from any ..."
2. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"... to the early fusion of the archesporia of two adjacent pollen.sacs (some Orchi- ... that all four archesporia fuse, so that the anther is nni- locular. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1896)
"... the distinction only becomes apparent as the archesporia attain their characteristic denser contents, and the difference is thus functional, ..."
4. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"... with roots and foliar appendages, while the archesporia are discrete and usually numerous : accordingly the spores are contained in many distinct ..."
5. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae) by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"The cell-groups which form archesporia, and those which develop into sterile septa, are sister-cell groups. All of the sporogenous tissue cannot be traced ..."
6. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"... archesporia. We find them especially in Rosaceae, Aesculus Hippocastanum, Paeonia arborescens. Sometimes also many embryo-sacs are developed, ..."
7. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1904)
"... is comparatively small in amount in archesporia, but gradually increases during development, until it occupies the larger part of the embryo-sac. ..."