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Carposporophyte in the advanced red algae (Florideophycidae), a minute "parasitic" plantlet formed on the female gametophyte after fertilization; it consists of diploid gonimoblastic filaments, the carpogonium and its accessory cells, plus carposporangia (based upon the Greek, karpos (fruit), sporos (seed) & phyton (a plant); cf. carposporophytic, cystocarp & gonimoblast)

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