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elater

[′el·ə·tər]
(botany)
A spiral, filamentous structure that functions in the dispersion of spores in certain plants, such as liverworts and slime molds.
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elater. In both species, the intraspecific cytb distances (7.0 and 10.7 % for toussi and elater, respectively) exceeded the intraspecific divergences in rodents ([less than or equal to] 4.7 %; Baker & Bradley 2006), being well within the range of K2P distances found between species.
2008b: Allactaga elater. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
elater 1 Golestan 2749 KX219811 2674 JQ954928 Gonabad 3524 KX219808 Gonbad 1905 KX219809 Bojnord 2842 KX219812 2862 KX219813 2897 KX219815 Kashmar 1412 KX219805 1377 KX219804 1374 KX219814 2084 KX219806 2128 JQ954931 1429 JQ954932 2704 KX219810 Torbate Heydarie 1740 KX219807 A.
Ecology and biology of Allactaga elater, Allactaga euphratica and Allactaga williamsi (Rodentia: Dipodidae) in Turkey.
Liverworts are distinguished by several synapomorphies: Oil bodies, the growth hormone lunularic acid rather than abscisic acid found in Charophycean algae and all other embryophytes, POs in mitosis, and elaters in sporogenesis.
Putatively beginning with a more simple general thalloid body plan like that of today's Monoclea (Schuster, 1992) or Blasia (Renzaglia et al., 2007), the Marchantiopsida radiated to give rise to forms with elaborate elevated gametangiophores and reduced forms with receptacles hidden within the thallus, reduced sporophytes and loss of elaters. Accordingly, the small order Blasiales is now considered sister to all other marchantiods and the Ricciales the most highly reduced and in many respects, the most derivative family of Marchantiales.
Aurantiosporium subnitens Sori not as galls filled with orange-colored mass of spores Spore mass permeated by conspicuous elaters. On Carex polystachya 4.