microsporangiate strobilus


microsporangiate strobilus
  , less correctly microstrobilus.
  Pollen-bearing cone, pollen cone; less correctly male cone.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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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

  • megasporangiate strobilus —   , less correctly megastrobilus.   Seed bearing cone, seed cone, or ovulate cone; less correctly female cone.   Cf. microsporangiate 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

  • pollen cone —   / pollen strobilus   Male cone; microsporangiate strobilus.   Cf. seed cone …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • staminate cone —   /staminate strobilus   Incorrectly derived term for male cone; pollen cone; microsporangiate strobilus …   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

  • cycadophyte — ▪ plant Introduction       any member of a diverse collection of mostly extinct primitive gymnospermous plants. They probably had their origins among the progymnosperms of the Devonian Period (416 to 359 million years ago), possibly among a… …   Universalium