- cone ()
- strobila (sense )
Origin of strobilusModern Latin ; from LL: see strobile
- A cone of a gymnosperm or of a seedless vascular plant such as a horsetail or a club moss.
- Any of various similar structures, such as the female inflorescence of a hop plant, which is composed of small flowers obscured by overlapping green bracts.
Origin of strobilusLate Latin, pine cone, from Greek strobilos, twisted object, pine cone, from strobos, a whirling; see streb(h)- in Indo-European roots.