One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Originally: the sexual form or generation of a plant (now rare). In later use: any structure, especially a modified branch or filament, bearing a gametangium or gametes in a bryophyte or other non-flowering plant.
Late 19th century. From gameto- + -phore, after sporophore.
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