megasporangiate strobilus

  , less correctly megastrobilus.
  Seed-bearing cone, seed cone, or ovulate cone; less correctly female cone.

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  • strobilus —   , plural strobili.   Reproductive structure of gymnosperms and some cryptogams such as Selaginella; organized collection of sporophylls on a central axis.   See also cone, megasporangiate strobilus, microsporangiate strobilus …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • Strobilus — A strobilus (plural strobili) is an organ of many plants that contains the reproductive structures. Strobili are ordinarily called cones in many of these groups. Strobili are characterized by a central axis (anatomically a stem) surrounded by… …   Wikipedia

  • microsporangiate strobilus —   , less correctly microstrobilus.   Pollen bearing cone, pollen cone; less correctly male cone.   Cf. megasporangiate strobilus …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • cone —   Reproductive structure of gymnosperms; organized collection of sporophylls on a central axis.   See also strobilus, megasporangiate strobilus and microsporangiate strobilus …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • female cone —   Seed bearing strobilus.   See also megasporangiate strobilus, ovulate cone, seed cone.   Cf. microsporangiate strobilus, pollen cone …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • male cone —   Pollen bearing strobilus.   See also microsporangiate strobilus, pollen cone.   Cf. female cone, megasporangiate strobilus, ovulate cone, seed cone …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • ovulate cone —   / ovulate strobilus   Female cone; megasporangiate strobilus …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • seed cone —   Female cone; ovulate cone; megasporangiate strobilus.   Cf. pollen cone …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • gnetophyte — ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the division Gnetophyta, a small group of gymnospermous vascular plants that are represented by three living genera: Ephedra, Gnetum, and Welwitschia. There are 65 species in the genus Ephedra, 30 or more… …   Universalium

  • conifer — /koh neuh feuhr, kon euh /, n. 1. any of numerous, chiefly evergreen trees or shrubs of the class Coniferinae (or group Coniferales), including the pine, fir, spruce, and other cone bearing trees and shrubs, and also the yews and their allies… …   Universalium

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