Definition of Sporophyls
1. sporophyl [n] - See also: sporophyl
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Sporophyls Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sporophyls
Literary usage of Sporophyls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"( Peduncles slender, the leaves incurved and mostly appressed ; spikes slender, the sporo- sporophyls linear to lanceolate from a broader base ; plants ..."
2. The Teaching Botanist: A Manual of Information Upon Botanical Instruction by William Francis Ganong (1910)
"... does not need to go back to consult the rules governing its behavior when it was a set of leaves (sporophyls), but it responds as a new unit, ..."
3. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1912)
"the sporophyls exactly like the foliar leaves; sporangia reniform, 1.2 to 1.3 mm. broad, thus protruding beyond the base of the ..."
4. The Scales of the African Characinid Fishes: With Two Plates by Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell (1912)
"... the sporophyls exactly like the foliar leaves; sporangia reniform, 1.2 to 1.3 mm. broad, thus protruding beyond the base of the ..."
5. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"... is everywhere excessively proliferous, growing young plantlets over its surface at the sinuses of the leaves, and even in the axils of the sporophyls. ..."