Brussels sprout

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Brussels sprout

1. a variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea gemmifera, having a stout stem studded with budlike heads of tightly folded leaves, resembling tiny cabbages
2. the head of this plant, eaten as a vegetable
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carinatus (Pander), Thelodus sp., Paralogania martinssoni (Gross), Phlebolepis elegans Pander, osteostracans Tremataspis mammillata Patten, Dartmuthia gemmifera Patten, Oeselaspis pustulata Patten, Procephalaspis oeselensis (Robertson), and anaspids Schidiosteus mustelensis Pander and Pharyngolepis?
gemmifera embryos, for which only 25 useful metaphase spreads could be found.
gemmifera; Faviidae: Goniastrea retiformis; and Pocilloporidae: Stylophora pistillata) were selected because they provide a broad range of maximum colony sizes, life histories, and morphologies [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
By what name is the vegetable Brassica oleracea gemmifera popular at Christmas, better known?
Patten (e.g., 1931), produced additional specimens, exhausting the quarry; in recent decades, no articulated agnathans have been found apart from a few shields of Tremataspis mammillata Patten and Dartmuthia gemmifera Patten.
gemmifera Zenker) and nasturtium (Nasturtium sp.; Capparales: Brassicaceae); but the parasitoid seems to have a preference for host larvae in particular crop (Kaushal & Vats 1983; Geervliet et al.
gemmifera) and leeks (Allium porrum L.) as reflected by root length, root colour and UV fluorescence.