Cannabis sativa L. (Hemp)

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Cannabis sativa

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Cannabis sativa L. – (Hemp)

Dioecious herb of the Hemp family -Cannabaceae- up to 3,5 m. Down leaves opposite, upper ones, alternate; palmately-diveded with 3-9 toothed leaflets.Small flowers, greenish. Female ones with two distinctive stigmas; male ones with two stamens. Inflated fruits with black seeds – hemp seeds. Cultivated in almost everywhere but native from Asia.

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22 April, 2019

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