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      Megaspores, also called macrospores, are a type of spore that is present in heterosporous plants. These types of plants have two spore types, megaspores and microspores. Generally speaking, the megaspore, or large spore, germinates into a female (egg-producing) gametophyte, which is fertilized by sperm produced by the male gametophyte developing from the microspore.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megaspore


Valvisisporites nitens Kalibová, 1959 YA1387
Valvisisporites nitens Kalibová, 1959 YA1387

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