what is the difference between microsporangia, microsporangium & megasporangia, megasporangium?
Microsporangia are the structures that give rise to male gametes or microspores or pollen grains. Microsporangia is the plural form while microsporanium in singular.
Megasporangia are the structures that give rise to female gametes or megaspores or ovules. Megasporangia is the plural form while megasporanium in singular.
that give rise to malegametophytes
. Microsporangia are notable inspikemosses
, and a minority offerns
and Angiosperms (Flowering plants
), the microsporangium produce the microsporocyte, also known as the microspore mother cell, which then creates four microspores through meiosis. The microspores divide to create pollen grains. The term is not used forBryophyte