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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Both sets reflect broad trends in the modification of the highly strobiloid conifer cone of certain ancient conifers summarized by Florin (1951).
The five vascular strands in the scale suggest that it was derived from the fusion of five sterile elements of an ancestral strobiloid dwarf shoot.