- plant anatomy
- exact: male gametophyte
- exact: microgametofito (Spanish)
- exact: 小配偶体 (Japanese)
- A whole plant (PO:0000003) in the gametophyte development stage (PO:0028003) that produces plant sperm cells (PO:0000084). [source: POC:curators]
- The microgametophyte in bryophytes only produce sperm cells, but do not develop from microspores, because there is no heterospory in bryophytes. In seed plants the male gametophyte is reduced to a pollen grain.
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