Definition of microsporangium in English:

microsporangium

noun

Botany
  • A sporangium containing microspores.

    • ‘The microsprophylls of cycads are arranged in strobili and bear clusters of microsporangia on their abaxial surface.’
    • ‘The pollen organs are synangia, each consisting of a ring of microsporangia united at their bases around a hollow center, a common feature among so called pteridosperms.’
    • ‘In pollen cones, microsporangia are borne on a single bract without a trace of a second, subtending structure.’
    • ‘Each anther has four microsporangia arranged in pairs in the two lobes.’
    • ‘Within the microsporangium, the microspores are embedded in a foamy mass that is dispersed as ‘floats’.’

Pronunciation:

microsporangium

/ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)spəˈrandʒɪəm/