Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Rosales

Cannabaceae - Dagga family

Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (1991) Cannabaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(6)

Description of the family

Erect, annual, aromatic herb (in ours). Latex 0. Stipules present. Leaves alternate or opposite, digitately 3-7(-11)-foliolate (in ours), the leaflets with a serrate margin. Plant dioecious. Male inflorescences laxly cymose-paniculate; perianth 5-lobed, 1-seriate. Female inflorescences short, compact; flowers subtended by a bract and an enveloping bracteole. Ovary superior. Fruit an achene.

Worldwide: 2 genera and 4 species, northern temperate regions to SE Asia.

Zambia: 1 genus and 1 taxon.

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Cannabis L.Description

Other sources of information about Cannabaceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Cannabaceae
Flora of Malawi: Cannabaceae
Flora of Mozambique: Cannabaceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cannabaceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Cannabaceae

External websites:

GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cannabaceae
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Family page: Cannabaceae.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=46, retrieved 18 December 2017

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