Small hair that grows from the epidermis of a plant. In cannabis, it means the crystalline parts on a flowering top. Sometimes referred to as a resinous gland.

In cannabis, trichomes function as a defense mechanism against insects since they are bitter and have strong aromas. Can be used to make kief and oil.

This plant has some huge trichomes sticking out!
by Nhat Minh Le on 04/19/2018