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natural beauties in our everyday lives
08 April 2014
the developing strobili
This is a less common cycad than the
. But being prehistoric plants from the Gymnosperm group, they are non-flowering plants that produce naked seeds.
The fruit is like a cone and is known as a strobilus (pl. strobili).
these are the naked seeds on the female strobili
the male cone-like strobilus
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