Acrospore

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Acrospore (Bot) A spore borne at the extremity of the cells of fructification in fungi.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n acrospore In botany, a form of fruit in Peronospora, a genus of microscopic fungi, borne at the ends of erect simple or branching filaments of the mycelium. The term is also applied generally to the reproductive organs of fungi when they are developed at the apex of the mother cell or sporophore.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. + fruit