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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Cannabis


Hierarchical position of the Genus Cannabis

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
   SuperOrdo  Urticanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 237. 1992.
   Ordo  Urticales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 15. 1829.
   Familia  Cannabaceae Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 286. Oct 1837.
common name: Hemps
   Subfamilia  Cannaboideae Kostel.
pub. Allg. Med.-Pharm. Fl. 2: 397. Jan-Jun 1833.
   Tribus  Cannabeae Dumort.
pub. Fl. Belg.: 24. 1827.
   Genus  Cannabis L.
pub. (1753)
common name: hemp

Named members of the Genus Cannabis

   Species  indica Lam.
syn. Cannabis sativa ssp. indica
   Species  sativa L.
common name: hemp, huo ma ren  (Chinese), marijuana
   Subspecies  indica (Lam.) E. Small & Cronq.
common name: marijuana
   Subspecies  sativa
common name: marijuana, marijuana
   Varietas  sativa
common name: marijuana, marijuana
   Varietas  spontanea Vavilov
common name: marijuana, marijuana

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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