noun, plural stro·bi·li [stroh-bahy-lahy] /stroʊˈbaɪ laɪ/. Botany.
Origin of strobilus
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The strobile measured only two or three inches in length, and showed a uniserial disposition of the reproductive pores.
Strobile, a multiple fruit in the form of a cone or head, 124.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Strobiliformis means fir-cone form; so called from the similarity of its undeveloped form to that of the strobile of the pine.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
Whilst Tnia plicata acquires a length of three feet, the strobile of T. perfoliata never exceeds five inches.
The base of the scales of the strobile are covered with a yellowish powder, consisting of resin-bearing glands, known as lupulin.