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The cone of a pine tree.
pine, pinecone - Pine, the tree, is from Latin pinus, from Indo-European pei-, "resin"; pinecones were originally called pineapples.
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Noun1.pinecone - the seed-producing cone of a pine treepinecone - the seed-producing cone of a pine tree
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
strobile, strobilus, cone - cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
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These characters reflect broad trends in conifer cone evolution as summarized by Florin (1951).
Furthermore, except for fire-adapted conifers, I know of no example in which variation in conifer cone structure is related to abiotic factors.
During the harvest of conifer cones and creation of cone caches, Red Squirrels may also collect fruiting bodies (sporocarps) of mushrooms and deposit them in trees for drying, caching, and later consumption.
We scanned the ground for evidence of middens, caching, or feeding on conifer cones and scanned trees for presence of leaf or grass nests.