strobile


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Noun1.Strobile - cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bractsstrobile - cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
fir cone - the seed-producing cone of a fir tree
galbulus - the seed-producing cone of a cypress tree
pinecone - the seed-producing cone of a pine tree
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
horsetail - perennial rushlike flowerless herbs with jointed hollow stems and narrow toothlike leaves that spread by creeping rhizomes; tend to become weedy; common in northern hemisphere; some in Africa and South America
club moss, club-moss, lycopod - primitive evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles
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In terms of Yakima Chief's product offerings, the company supplies the nutraceutical industry with fresh hop strobile (flowers), pellets and SCC[O.
John's Wort JUNIPERI PSEUDO-FRUCTUS Juniper LICHEN ISLANDICUS Iceland Moss LINI SEMEN Linseed LIQUIRITIAE RADIX Liquorice Root LUPULI FLOS Hop Strobile MATRICARIAE FLOS Matricaria Flower MELILOTI HERBA Melilot MELISSAE FOLIUM Melissa Leaf MENTHAE PIPERITAE AETHEROLEUM Peppermint Oil MENTHAE PIPERITAE FOLIUM Peppermint Leaf MYRRHA Myrrh MYRTILLI FRUCTUS Bilberry Fruit ONONIDIS RADIX Restharrow Root ORTHOSIPHONIS FOLIUM Java Tea PASSIFLORAE HERBA Passion Flower PIPERIS METHYSTICI RHIZOMA Kava-Kava PLANTAGINIS LANCEOL.
The strobiles of hops contain the potent phytoestrogen 8-prenylnaringenin (8-PN) (Overk 2005).