strobile


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  • noun

Synonyms for strobile

cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts

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Hops are female flower clusters, commonly known as cones or strobiles, of the hop plant, which are primarily used as a flavouring and stability agent in beer.
Hop strobiles (Humulus lupulus)--brings peaceful and restful sleep, relieves insomnia
In the European Pharmacopoeia, for example, hops are described as a mild sedative (hop strobiles, Lupuli strobulus).
English: hops, hop strobiles, hopp, hoppes (from Anglo-Saxon hoppan = to climb), hymele,
Hops are defined as the strobiles, or "cones" of female individuals of the dioecious species H.