HyperDic: reproductive_structure

English > 1 sense of the expression reproductive structure:
NOUNplantreproductive structurethe parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
English > reproductive structure: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe parts of a plant involved in its reproduction.
NarroweragameteAn asexual reproductive cell
antherThe part of the stamen that contains pollen
antheridiumThe male sex organ of spore-producing plants
ascussaclike structure in which ascospores are formed through sexual reproduction of ascomycetes
basidiumA small club-shaped structure typically bearing four basidiospores at the ends of minute projections
cone, strobilus, strobilecone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
endospermnutritive tissue surrounding the embryo within seeds of flowering plants
flower, bloom, blossomreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
fructificationorgans of fruiting (especially the reproductive parts of ferns and mosses)
fruitThe ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
gametangiumcell or organ in which gametes develop
gametoeciumgametangia and surrounding bracts
gametophoreA modified branch bearing gametangia as in the thalloid liverworts
gemmasmall asexual reproductive structure in e.g. liverworts and mosses that detaches from the parent and develops into a new individual
glebafleshy spore-bearing inner mass of e.g. a puffball or stinkhorn
hymeniumSpore-bearing layer of cells in certain fungi containing asci or basidia
ovaryThe organ that bears the ovules of a flower
ovuleA small body that contains the female germ cell of a plant
pistilThe female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
placentaThat part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form
placentationarrangement of the ovules in the placenta and of the placentas in the ovary
soruscluster of sporangia usually on underside of a fern frond
sorusA spore-producing structure in certain lichens and fungi
sporangium, spore case, spore sacorgan containing or producing spores
sporocarp, spore caseSpecialized leaf branch in certain aquatic ferns that encloses the sori or clusters of sporangia
sporophoreA spore-bearing branch or organ
stamenThe male reproductive organ of a flower
stigmaThe apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil
style(botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
testa, episperm, seed coatProtective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants
Broaderplant organA functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
Spanishaparato reproductor, estructura reproductiva
Catalanaparell reproductor, estructura reproductiva

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