Definition of Megasporophylls

1. Noun. (plural of megasporophyll) ¹



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Definition of Megasporophylls

1. megasporophyll [n] - See also: megasporophyll

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Megasporophylls

megasomia
megasporange
megasporanges
megasporangia
megasporangial
megaspore
megaspore mother cell
megaspores
megasporic
megasporocyte
megasporocytes
megasporogeneses
megasporophyll
megasporophylls (current term)
megastar
megastardom
megastars
megastate
megastates
megasthene
megasthenic
megastome
megastomes
megastore
megastores

Literary usage of Megasporophylls

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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"... then some general questions will be dealt with :— megasporophylls (CARPELS). We have before us in these an almost uninterrupted series. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The plants of this order resemble closely those of the preceding one, but the megasporophylls are usually single. The seeds are hard-shelled within and ..."

3. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"In simpler types, as the spiral flowers, it can be seen that the megasporophylls arise at the top of the receptacle and that each of the other organs arises ..."

4. Botany, with Agricultural Applications by John Nathan Martin (1920)
"In some Cycads the megasporophylls are much branched like foliage leaves, ... megasporophylls of this type suggest the relationship of sporophylls to ..."

5. Botany for Agricultural Students by John Nathan Martin (1919)
"In some Cycads the megasporophylls are much branched like foliage leaves, ... megasporophylls of this type suggest the relationship of sporophylls to ..."

6. Fundamentals of Botany by Charles Stuart Gager (1916)
"The megasporophylls, or carpels, occur either in axillary cones (Fig. ... Trunk, with foliage leaves removed, showing crown of megasporophylls (carpels). ..."

7. General Botany for Universities and Colleges by Hiram Delos Densmore (1920)
"After pollination the megasporophylls close by excessive growth on the abaxial surfaces, and the cones gradually change their position, ..."

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