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Definition of Datisca cannabina

Datisca cannabina
Hemp Hemp (h[e^]mp), n. [OE. hemp, AS. henep, h[ae]nep; akin to D. hennep, OHG. hanaf, G. hanf, Icel. hampr, Dan. hamp, Sw. hampa, L. cannabis, cannabum, Gr. ka`nnabis, ka`nnabos; cf. Russ. konoplia, Skr. [,c]a[.n]a; all prob. borrowed from some other language at an early time. Cf. Cannabine, Canvas.] 1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Cannabis (C. sativa), the fibrous skin or bark of which is used for making cloth and cordage. The name is also applied to various other plants yielding fiber. 2. The fiber of the skin or rind of the plant, prepared for spinning. The name has also been extended to various fibers resembling the true hemp. African hemp, Bowstring hemp. See under African, and Bowstring. Bastard hemp, the Asiatic herb Datisca cannabina. Canada hemp, a species of dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum), the fiber of which was used by the Indians. Hemp agrimony, a coarse, composite herb of Europe (Eupatorium cannabinum), much like the American boneset. Hemp nettle, a plant of the genus Galeopsis (G. Tetrahit), belonging to the Mint family. Indian hemp. See under Indian, a. Manila hemp, the fiber of Musa textilis. Sisal hemp, the fiber of Agave sisalana, of Mexico and Yucatan. Sunn hemp, a fiber obtained from a leguminous plant (Crotalaria juncea). Water hemp, an annual American weed (Acnida cannabina), related to the amaranth.
Datisca cannabina
Datiscin Da*tis"cin, n. (Chem.) A white crystalline glucoside extracted from the bastard hemp (Datisca cannabina).

Meaning of Datisca cannabina from wikipedia

- three species; two from Asia and one from North America. The species Datisca cannabina is found in Crete and Turkey, and closely related Datisca nepalensis...
- Certain species in the genus Coriaria in the family Coriariaceae Datisca cannabina and Datisca glomerata in the family Datiscaceae All species in the...
- Cyperus odoratus Cyperaceae גומא ריחני Pantropical   1980-90     86 Datisca cannabina Datiscaceae דטיסקה קנבית Eurasia       single record 87 Datura ferox...
- Daphne linearifolia Thymelaeaceae דפנית צרת-עלים       826 Datisca cannabina Datiscaceae דטיסקה קנבית       827 Daucus aureus Apiaceae ...
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