: a genus of conifers (family Taxodiaceae) having awl-shaped leaves, pear-shaped long-stalked cones with obovate scales, and small winged seeds

Word History


New Latin, from glypt- + Latin strobus tree yielding an odoriferous gum

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“Glyptostrobus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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