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noun as in cone

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Strobiliformis means fir-cone form; so called from the similarity of its undeveloped form to that of the strobile of the pine.

Strobile, a multiple fruit in the form of a cone or head, 124.

In the young strobile the two purple hairy styles (e) of each ovary project beyond the bracts.

It is not possible to estimate the length of the worm accurately, but the perfect strobile must measure several feet.

Whilst Tnia plicata acquires a length of three feet, the strobile of T. perfoliata never exceeds five inches.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strobile, such as: conoid, pyramid, raceme, and strobiloid.

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