conceptacle


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conceptacle

[kən′sep·tə·kəl]
(botany)
A cavity which is shaped like a flask with a pore opening to the outside, contains reproductive structures, and is bound in a thallus such as in the brown algae.
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The number of conceptacles per crust, either intact or eroded, was not significantly different among treatments (ANOVA, intact: [F.
Tetrasporangial conceptacles are lateral, hemispherical, 200-340 [micro]m in diam.
Phymatolithon repandum and Mesophyllum printzianum have uniporate gametangial conceptacles and multiporate tetrasporangial conceptacles, making these life cycle stages easy to distinguish.
It has very large conceptacles, the reproductive structures," explained Riosmena-Rodriguez.

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