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Hemp

Scientific Name
Cannabis sativa
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Urticales: Cannabaceae)
Reliability
High
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Seed Project
Source
Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Achene

Disseminule: Fruit (referred to as achene or seed unit)

Description

Achene appendages: Hairs and bristles

Achene Colour: Brown light, Straw coloured

Achene Length: 4 - 7mm

Achene Sculpture: Alveolate, Reticulate

Achene Shape: Ovoid

Erect branching dioecious herb.

Achene c. 4 mm long, brown with lighter markings; enclosed in glandular bracts

Source: Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
21/05/2012 02:40 AEST
Last Updated
18/01/2013 15:04 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Hemp (Cannabis sativa ) Updated on 1/18/2013 3:04:02 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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