Plant Cone D000090342

Anatomy [A] » Plant Structures [A18] » Plant Components, Aerial » Plant Cone

Description

Any conical shaped aerial plant structure with scales or bracts arranged spirally around axis. It includes familiar seed cones of PINE TREE and other GYMNOSPERMS, pollen cones (e.g., microstrobilus), spore capsules in HORSETAIL and CLUBMOSS and mature female catkins or seed cones of ALDER and BIRCH trees. Cone morphology is important in gymnosperm classification.   MeSH

Hierarchy View

Hierarchy Tree View


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