Cannabis sativa subsp. indica

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Cannabis sativa subsp. indica (Lam.) Wehmer

Cannabaceae

Life form: annual or biennial
Usage: economic plant

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Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: lanceolate

Division: digitate

Shape: cup-shaped
Fruit: nut

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Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Dilleniidae
Superordo:
Urticanae
Ordo:
Urticales

Cannabis sativa subsp. indica belongs to the group of annual and biennial plants.

Naming

Taxonomy

Cannabis sativa subsp. indica is a subspecies in the genus Cannabis which contains approximately 1 to 3 species and belongs to the family of the Cannabaceae (Hemp Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The plants reach heights of 1 to 3 metres.

Leaves

Cannabis sativa subsp. indica is deciduous. The digitate leaves are alternate. The lanceolate leaflets are serrate and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Cannabis sativa subsp. indica produces panicles of light-green cup-shaped flowers.

The plants produce nuts.

Root System

Distribution

Cannabis sativa subsp. indica is native to India.

Cultivation

The plants tolerate temperatures down to -7°C (USDA zone 9).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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