Cystocarp

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cystocarp (Bot) A minute vesicle in a red seaweed, which contains the reproductive spores.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cystocarp The sexual fruit of algæ of the order Florideœ, consisting of spores either without a special membranous envelop or contained within a conceptacle or pericarp. Also cryptocarp, sporocarp.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. bladder + karpo`s fruit