from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Producing spores of one kind only.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. producing spores of the same size and type.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having only one kind of asexually produced spores. See heterosporous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characterized by homospory


homo- + -sporous (Wiktionary)


  • Unlike the better-known pinecone, however, the strobili of the horsetail plant may only contain one type of spore since they are homosporous.



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