Phylloid


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Phylloid

 

a leaflike lobe of the thallus of large algae.

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In the simplest cases the phylloids became united by the development of parenchymatous tissues betwen them, thus forming a foliar appendage with open dichotomous venation.
Each ovule, in turn, was derived from three telomes, a central fertile one (megasporangium) and two lateral phylloids, which became modified into an integument, free from the sporangium except at the base.