Definition of sporangiophore in English:

sporangiophore

noun

Botany
  • (in a fungus) a specialized hypha bearing sporangia.

    • ‘Each sporangiophore bears several sporangia, in which spores develop.’
    • ‘Generative organs are fertile zones, which are formed by numerous sporangiophores with peltate sporophylls.’
    • ‘For example, the sporangiophores are very distinctive but the inner casts of the stems not.’
    • ‘The fungus can be identified microscopically by the production of its reproductive structures: the sporangiophores and sporangia.’
    • ‘This form has similarly shaped peltate sporangiophores.’

Pronunciation:

sporangiophore

/spəˈran(d)ʒɪə(ʊ)ˌfɔː/