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The Female Gametophyte

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The female gametophyte develops from the megaspore formed in the nucellar tissue of the ovule. The megaspore enlarges and after some mitotic divisions a small coenocyte differentiates. In general, a megagametophyte consists, after cytokinesis, of an egg apparatus, a central cell, and antipodal cells.

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Pollen Tube Female Gametophyte Antipodal Cell Filiform Apparatus Nucellar Tissue 
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