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Axial conceptacle in the Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), a medullary conceptacle originating in line with and terminating the axis of a branch
Buried conceptacle an old conceptacle that becomes covered over, but not filled in, by continued thallus growth (e.g. Corallinales & Hildenbrandiales, Rhodophyta)
Conceptacle in the Fucaeae (Phaeophyta) and Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta), an invagination or cavity (either sunken or within a raised dome) having one or more openings to the thallus surface and bearing reproductive organs; simple conceptacles in which spermatangia are formed in a shallow saucerlike structure, and one that is cup-shaped, are also found in the red alga Gracilaria (based upon the Latin, concipere (to conceive); cf. conceptaculum)
Conceptacle primordium a group of meristematic cells that produces a conceptacle
Immersed conceptacle a conceptacle in which the roof is flush with the thallus surface
Lateral conceptacle in coralline algae (i.e. Corallinales, Rhodophyta), a conceptacle originating from the surface of an intergeniculum
Marginal conceptacle in the Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), a conceptacle originating at the margin of a flattened intergeniculum
Pseudolateral conceptacle a conceptacle originating in the apex of an aborted secondary branch and protruding more than a lateral conceptacle (cf. Corallina officinalis)

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