Plant Genera


Family Code: CANNAB
Genus Code: CANNA
Genus CN: hemp
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: A genus of 1-3 species, herbs, originally native to c. Asia. Cannabis was formerly widely cultivated nearly worldwide for the fiber hemp; it is now better known as the source of the drug marijuana.
Genus References: Small in FNA (1997); Hillig & Mahlberg (2004); Kubitzki in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993).
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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