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A strobilus (plural: strobili) is a structure present on many land plant species consisting of sporangia-bearing structures densely aggregated along a stem.


The spirally arranged sporophyll of the strobilus bears the spores in their sporangium. These spores on germination give rise to the gametophytic generation.


Strobilus definition, a reproductive structure characterized by overlapping scalelike parts, as a pine cone or the fruit of the hop. See more.


Horsetails are perennial plants, and they grow from underground systems of rhizomes. Horsetails develop specialized structures known as a strobilus (plural:  ...


What are the functions of the antheridia and archegonia? ... What is the function of the strobilus? The strobilus of Equisetum contains clusters of sporangia.


Lycopodium strobilus. Stobilus is globular and sporophylls are arranged spirally and closely. Sporophylls bear sporangia on their adaxial surface. Sporangium ...


Notes on Selaginella: Systematic Position, Plant body, Strobilus and more ... Unbranched midrib; Function: photosynthesis; Roots: Adventitious roots, ...


Cone, also called strobilus, in botany, mass of scales or bracts, usually ovate in ... features); gnetophytes (in gnetophyte: Reproductive structures and function) ...


strobilus. (redirected from strobili) Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia. Related to strobili: sporophyll, megasporangia ...