from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, having sporangia formed from a single epidermal cell, as in the true ferns and in the Salviniaceæ and Marsileaceæ. Compare eusporangiate.
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- adj. (of ferns) having each sporangium formed from a single epidermal cell
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By comparing four fern cp genome sequences it was confirmed that two major rearrangements distinguish higher leptosporangiate ferns from basal fern lineages.