CANNABACEAE - Hemp Family

Herbs, mostly dioecious

Leaves opposite, palmately compound or simple

Flowers in complex infls. which are axillary to upper reduced leaves, unisexual, wind-pollinated



2 genera - Cannabis and Humulus

Economic uses
Humulus - brewing beer
Cannabis sativa subsp. sativa - hemp
Cannavis sativa subsp. indica - marijuana, hashish

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