2. Adjective. (botany) Having the characteristics of a sporophyte. ¹
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Definition of Sporophytic
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Literary usage of Sporophytic
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1. The Study of the Biology of Ferns by the Collodion Method: For Advanced and by George Francis Atkinson (1894)
"sporophytic Budding. — What is called sporophytic budding has long been known to occur in ... 138. section through pinnule at very young sporophytic bud, ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"where gametophytes have the sporophytic number of chromosomes. A third paper which should be mentioned in connection with these two on types of homosporous ..."
3. Annals of Botany by IDEAL (Project) (1888)
"52, 53) ; this bears a multi- cellular outgrowth upon which, as it enlarges, hairs are formed of the conical, thick-walled, sporophytic type above referred ..."
4. Hybrid Rice: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Hybrid Rice : 6 by International Rice Research Institute (1989)
"Dwarfism of the sporophytic male sterile is more obvious than in the ... The effect of sporophytic male sterile on duration from seeding to heading and ..."
5. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"... of sporophytic budding. It is plain that such growths are only methods of amplification of the morphological individual : though ultimately quite ..."
6. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae). by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"It must be remembered, however, that the protonema normally develops from certain sporophytic cells (spores), and its development under abnormal conditions ..."
7. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"The advantages of the sporophytic generation are obvious enough, but those of the gametophytic generation are less apparent, depending solely upon such ..."