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The sporophyte (see alternation of generations) of Rhodophyta, which becomes part of a structure known as the sporocarp (or cystocarp), comprising the haploid pericarp and diploid carposporophyte; on maturity the sporocarp produces carpospores.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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