Cannabaceae


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Related to Cannabaceae: order Rosales

Cannabaceae

[kan·ə′bās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous herbs in the order Urticales, including Indian hemp (Cannabis sativa) and characterized by erect anthers, two styles or style branches, and the lack of milky juice.

Cannabaceae

 

a family of dicotyledonous plants, related to the family Moraceae. They are erect or climbing herbs, found predominantly in temperate regions. The plants are monoecious or dioecious and have small, plain flowers in inflorescences. The male inflorescences have many flowers and are paniculate; the female inflorescences have few flowers and are capitate or cone-shaped. The family comprises two genera, Cannabis and Humulus, with three or four species.

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Los estudios palinologicos permiten una aproximacion complementaria al estudio del canamo o marihuana, especialmente desde que han podido separarse desde un punto de vista morfologico, con cierta exactitud, los tipos polinicos de la familia Cannabaceae, en concreto los de Cannabis sativa frente al del lupulo (Humulus lupulus) (French y Moore 1981; Whittington y Gordon 1987).
Britton & Rose Th Campanulaceae Lobelia sartorii Vatke H Cannabaceae Trema micrantha (L.
Cannabaceae Crawford Harrison Huperzia lucidula (Michx.
More importantly, what remains to be understood is the evolutionary history and proper phylogenetic placement of the plant family, the Cannabaceae Martinov (1820).
Thomas 665 Schoepf Humulus japonicas Cannabaceae Harrison W.
Iupulus, the hop plant) were considered to constitute the Cannabaceae (Small, 1978a).
Why the cannabinoids have evolved remains open to speculation (indeed, why other species in the Cannabaceae have secretory epidermal cells is equally unclear).