Pinecones – Nature’s Ornament and Perfect Seed Delivery System

The "Naked" Truth Pinecones or cones are the fruit of Conifers or Coniferae, derived from the Latin word conus, which means to bear cones.  They are members of the Gymnosperms, which were the first plants to produce naked seeds.  These plants date back about 360 million years, and while most have become extinct, many of [...]