antheridium


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the male sex organ of spore-producing plants

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Nayar and Kaur (1971) reported that the leptosporangiate type of antheridium commonly produces only 16 to 32 spermatozoids.
Relative activity of the gibberellins in the antheridium induction of Anemia phillitidis.
Close to maturity each antheridium contained an ellipsoidal or spherical mass of spermatocyctes (Fig.
Antheridia formed in small numbers and on some prothalli just one antheridium was observed (Fig.
The wall of the antheridium was composed of 5 cells: a basal cell, 2 ring cells, a crescent-shaped cell and an elliptical opercular cell.