Cannabaceae

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Cannabaceae is a small family of flowering plants.wikipedia
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Cannabis

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As now circumscribed, the family includes about 170 species grouped in about 11 genera, including Cannabis (hemp, marijuana), Humulus (hops) and Celtis (hackberries).
Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae.

Humulus

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As now circumscribed, the family includes about 170 species grouped in about 11 genera, including Cannabis (hemp, marijuana), Humulus (hops) and Celtis (hackberries).
Humulus, hop, is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae.

Celtis

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As now circumscribed, the family includes about 170 species grouped in about 11 genera, including Cannabis (hemp, marijuana), Humulus (hops) and Celtis (hackberries).
Previously included either in the elm family (Ulmaceae) or a separate family, Celtidaceae, the APG III system places Celtis in an expanded hemp family (Cannabaceae).

Aphananthe

Aphananthe is a small genus of evergreen trees in the family Cannabaceae.

Humulus lupulus

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Hop (Humulus lupulus) has been the predominant bittering agent of beer for hundreds of years.
Humulus lupulus (common hop or hops) is a species of flowering plant in the hemp family (Cannabaceae), native to Europe, western Asia and North America.

Cystolith

Cystoliths are always present and some members of this family possess laticifers.
Other examples include Cannabis and other plants in the family Cannabaceae, which produce leaf and flower cystoliths, and Ficus elastica, the Indian rubber plant of the family Moraceae.

Chaetachme

Chaetachme aristataChaetacme aristataThorny elm
It is debated to be in the Cannabaceae family, thought to be possibly closely related to Celtis.

Trema (plant)

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* Trema Lour.
Previously included either in the elm family, Ulmaceae, or with Celtis in the Celtidaceae, genetic analysis has shown the Celtidaceae are best placed in the hemp family, Cannabaceae.

Urticales

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Classification systems developed prior to the 1990s, such as those of Cronquist (1981) and Dahlgren (1989), typically recognized the order Urticales, which included the families Cannabaceae, Cecropiaceae, Celtidaceae, Moraceae, Ulmaceae and Urticaceae, as then circumscribed.

Family (biology)

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Cannabaceae is a small family of flowering plants.

Flowering plant

Angiospermsflowering plantsangiosperm
Cannabaceae is a small family of flowering plants.

Circumscription (taxonomy)

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As now circumscribed, the family includes about 170 species grouped in about 11 genera, including Cannabis (hemp, marijuana), Humulus (hops) and Celtis (hackberries).

Herb

herbsculinary herbculinary
Other than a shared evolutionary origin, members of the family have few common characteristics; some are trees (e.g. Celtis), others are herbaceous plants (e.g. Cannabis).

Stipule

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Leaves are often more or less palmately lobed or palmately compound and always bear stipules.

Laticifer

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Cystoliths are always present and some members of this family possess laticifers.

Plant reproductive morphology

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Cannabaceae are often dioecious (distinct male and female plants).

Floral symmetry

zygomorphicactinomorphicstar-symmetrical
The flowers are actinomorphic (radially symmetrical) and not showy, as these plants are pollinated by the wind.

Anemophily

wind-pollinatedanemophilouswind pollination
The flowers are actinomorphic (radially symmetrical) and not showy, as these plants are pollinated by the wind.

Sepal

calyxsepalscalyces
As an adaptation to this kind of pollination, the calyx is short and there is no corolla.

Petal

corollapetalscorollas
As an adaptation to this kind of pollination, the calyx is short and there is no corolla.

Inflorescence

Inflorescencescymecymes
Flowers are grouped to form cymes.

Panicle

paniclespaniculatecorymb
In the dioecious plants the masculine inflorescences are long and look like panicles, while the feminine are shorter and bear fewer flowers.

Gynoecium

pistilcarpelstyle
The pistil is made of two connate carpels, the usually superior ovary is unilocular; there is no fixed number of stamens.

Stamen

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The pistil is made of two connate carpels, the usually superior ovary is unilocular; there is no fixed number of stamens.

Achene

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The fruit can be an achene or a drupe.