A hard egg-shaped gall that forms inside an artichoke bud in response to the developing larva of a gall wasp.
- The wasp is Andricus fecundator, family Cynipidae
More example sentences
- Apparently it was an oak hop gall or artichoke gall, caused by the gall wasp Andricus fecundator.
- The trees show the remains of their early flowers and one of the trees has many artichoke galls growing at the tips of its shoots.
Definition of artichoke gall in:
- The British & World English dictionary