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Definition of Hemp nettle
Hemp nettleNettle Net"tle, n. [AS. netele; akin to D. netel, G. nessel,
OHG. nezz["i]la, nazza, Dan. nelde, n["a]lde, Sw. n["a]ssla;
cf, Lith. notere.] (Bot.)
A plant of the genus Urtica, covered with minute sharp
hairs containing a poison that produces a stinging sensation.
Urtica gracitis is common in the Northern, and U.
cham[ae]dryoides in the Southern, United States. the common
European species, U. urens and U. dioica, are also found
in the Eastern united States. U. pilulifera is the Roman
nettle of England.
Note: The term nettle has been given to many plants related
to, or to some way resembling, the true nettle; as:
Australian nettle, a stinging tree or shrub of the genus
Laportea (as L. gigas and L. moroides); -- also
called nettle tree.
Bee nettle, Hemp nettle, a species of Galeopsis. See
Blind nettle, Dead nettle, a harmless species of
False nettle (B[ae]hmeria cylindrica), a plant common in
the United States, and related to the true nettles.
Hedge nettle, a species of Stachys. See under Hedge.
Horse nettle (Solanum Carolinense). See under Horse.
(a) Same as Hackberry.
(b) See Australian nettle (above).
Spurge nettle, a stinging American herb of the Spurge
family (Jatropha urens).
Wood nettle, a plant (Laportea Canadensis) which stings
severely, and is related to the true nettles.
Nettle cloth, a kind of thick cotton stuff, japanned, and
used as a substitute for leather for various purposes.
Nettle rash (Med.), an eruptive disease resembling the
effects of whipping with nettles.
Sea nettle (Zo["o]l.), a medusa. Hemp nettleHemp 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,
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
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
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
Sunn hemp, a fiber obtained from a leguminous plant
Water hemp, an annual American weed (Acnida cannabina),
related to the amaranth.
Meaning of Hemp nettle from wikipedia
- false nettle
– Boehmeria flame nettle
– Coleus hedge nettle
– Stachys hemp nettle
– Galeopsis horse nettle
: Agastache urticifolia
tetrahit, the common hemp
hempnettle, is a flowering plant
in the family
- Galeopsis, commonly called hemp
or hempnettle, is a genus
of annual herbaceous plants native
and Asia. Some species
- many common names
such as bifid hemp
, split-lip hemp
, common hemp
, and large-flowered hemp
. The genus
speciosa, the large-flowered hemp
hempnettle, is a species
of annual herbaceous plants
in the family
Lamiaceae. It is native...
- Galeopsis ladanum
var. angustifolia, the red hemp
, is a European annual plant growing
to 30 cm tall. It flowers between
June and October
segetum, commonly known
as downy hemp
, is a species
of flowering plant
in the sage family, Lamiaceae. It grows
as a weed in arable
leaves, these being reminiscent
of the unrelated hemp nettles
, Galeopsis. Fen nettle grows
up to 2 metres
(7 ft) tall. It is distributed
- formerly included
by some botanists, including Galeopsis
) and Leonurus
(motherworts). Lamium species
- canadensis, commonly called Canada nettle
, is an annual
or perennial herbaceous plant
of the nettle family
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