brussels sprout

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Synonyms for brussels sprout

plant grown for its stout stalks of edible small green heads resembling diminutive cabbages

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The influence of environment on leaf wax development in Brassica oleracea gemmifera.
Frost-tolerant (semi-hardy) sprouts gemmifera Cabbage Brassica oleracea var.
gemmifera (Harvey) Senties, Fujii et Diaz (S y C; L) Polysiphonia Greville, 1824 Polysiphonia atlantica Kapraun & Norris (1; S y C; L y A) Polysiphonia binneyi Harvey (1; S y C; L y A) Polysiphonia exilis Harvey (1; C; L) Polysiphonia foetidissima Cocks ex Bornet (S y C; A) Polysiphonia hapalacantha Harvey (C; A) Polysiphonia havanensis Montagne (S y C; L y A) Polysiphonia howeii Hollenberg (S y C; L y A) Polysiphonia scopolorum Harvey (S; A) Polysiphonia scopulorum var.
Examples are: Botrytis group, including cauliflower and perennial broccoli; Capitata group, the cabbages; Gemmifera group, the Brussels sprouts; and Gongylodes group, kohl rabi.
Brassica oleracea gemmifera, the humble sprout to you and me, gets its name from the capital of Belgium, where it was first grown as early as the 1200s.
elegans was exhausted and later no articulated agnathan specimens have been found apart from a few Tremataspis mammillata Patten and Dartmuthia gemmifera Patten shields.
gemmifera (3) --Antenas centrales, media larga, laterales cortas; cirros anales largo E.