strobiloid


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stro·bi·loid

(strō'bi-loyd),
Resembling a chain of segments of a tapeworm.
[G. strobilē, strobile, + eidos, resemblance]

strobiloid

(strō′bĭ-loyd) [″ + eidos, form]
Resembling a chain of tapeworm segments.
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Conifers with strobiloid reproductive structures were treated in the Lebachiaceae, and transitional forms were classified in the Voltziaceae (Miller, 1977).
In Walkomiella (Feistmantel) Florin, from the Late Permian of Australia, ovules are associated with leaves in a strobiloid organ (White, 1981), but the strobilus appears to be a simple rather than a compound.
Both sets reflect broad trends in the modification of the highly strobiloid conifer cone of certain ancient conifers summarized by Florin (1951).