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Cannabis Linn., Sp. Pl. 1027. 1753. Gen. Pl. ed. 5:453. 1754; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 5:486. 1872; Benth. & Hook. f., Gen. Pl. 3:344. 1880; Cooke, Fl. Bomb Pres. Pres. ed. 3:160. 1960; Hutch., Gen. Fl. Pl. 2:151. 1967.

Cannabis sativa

Credit: Azmat

Erect, odorous annual herbs. Leaves long petioled, upper alternate, lower opposite, palmately dissected, 3-11 foliolate; stipules 2, free, lateral, filiform, Plants dioecious: male inflorescence fasciculate, shorter than the leaves, sub-sessile. Achene crustaceous. Seeds with unilateral endosperm, embryo large, curved; cotyledons thick and fleshy.

A monotypic genus with the same distribution as that of the species given below.

Lower Taxon

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