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Cannabaceae Endlicher


Humulus lupulus

Credit: Xiangying Wen

  • Cannabinaceae

    Habit: herb

    Important diagnostics: cystoliths present

    Taxon group: dicots

    Stem: winged

    Plant: monoecious, dioecious

    Leaf: position: opposite, alternate

    Leaf: nature: simple, compound

    Leaf: blade: margin: lobed, cleft, parted or divided

    Leaf: stipules: absent

    Flowers: inflorescence: fascicle, panicle

    Flowers: sexuality: unisexual

    Flowers: sepal number/calyx lobes: 5

    Flowers: sepal position: all free from one another

    Flowers: petal number/corolla lobes: 0

    Stamen: number: 5

    Stamen: arrangement: alternate or antesepalous

    Stamen: anthers: opening by longitudinal slits, 2-celled

    Pistil: ovary: 1-loculed

    Pistil: ovule: 1 per locule

    Pistil: pistil: ovules attached to the apex of the ovary

    Ovary: sessile

    Fruit: types and characters: a nut (incl. achene, caryopsis, schizocarp, pyrene, etc.)

    Seed: embryo: curved

    Seed: endosperm: seeds with endosperm

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    Dictionary of The Families & Genera of Chinese Seed Plants: Link

    Vascular Plant Type Catalog at NYBG: Link


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