- a grayish-white, water-soluble powder, C16H22O8⋅2H2O, obtained from the cambium of coniferous trees and from asparagus: used chiefly in the manufacture of vanillin.
Origin of coniferin
Examples from the Web for coniferin
Historical Examples of coniferin
Coniferin, C16H22O8, occurs in the cambium of coniferous woods.
It has been artificially prepared from coniferin, a substance found in the sap-wood of fir-trees, and from asafoetida.
Coniferin, C16H22O8 (glucose and coniferyl alcohol), is found in the bark of fir trees.The Chemistry of Plant Life
Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher