Share web
 
 
 
Home Kerala Plants - DVD Search Kerala Plants Exotic Plants Garden Plants Trees Shrubs Climbers Medicinal Plants
 
KERALA PLANTS
Search Kerala Plants
Exotic Plants
Garden Plants
Trees
Herbs
Shrubs
Climbers
Medicinal Plants
GENERAL
Introduction
Location
Geology & Soil
Climate
Phytogeography
Vegetation
 
KERALA PLANTS - DVD
5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 20,000 more plant images; 6,800 local/trade/common names and more...>>>
   
 
  Cannabis sativa ssp. indica
 
More images:..>> 21,000 images, 5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 6,800 local/trade/common names
  Family: CANNABACEAE
  Citation:  Cannabis sativa L. ssp. indica (Lam.) Small & Cronq., Taxon 25: 426. 1976. Cannabis indica Lam., Encycl. 1: 695. 1785. Cannabis sativa sensu Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 772. 1832, non L. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 487. 1888; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1350(945). 1928; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 385. 1984; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 389. 1998.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kanchavu, Sivamooli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Gallow grass, Indian hemp, Marijuana, Mary Jane, True hemp, Soft hemp
  Description: Shrubs 1-3 m tall, branchlets densely white pubescent. Leaves alternate; (3-)7-15 x 0.5-1.5(-2) cm with longest in middle, lanceolate to linear, apex acuminate, coarsely serrate abaxially whitish green, strigose, and with scattered brownish resinous dots, adaxially dark green and with cystolith hairs; petiole 2-7 cm long; stipules linear. Male inflorescences ca. 25 cm, flowers yellowish green, nodding; pedicel 2-4 mm, slender; sepals ovate to lanceolate, 2.5-4 mm, membranous, sparsely hairy; petals absent; filament 0.5-1 mm; anthers oblong. Female inflorescences crowded in apical leaf axils among leafy bracts and bracteoles, flowers: green, sessile; calyx sparsely pubescent; ovary globose, more or less enclosed by the calyx, surrounded closely by bract and bracteoles; persistent bracts yellow. Achenes 2-5 mm, flattened ovoid, finely reticulate.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Kollam, Idukki, Palakkad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Illegally cultivated in forest areas
  Distribution: Probably native of Central Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Thannikkudy, Munnar
   
 
   
 
Pookalam Designs
 
 
 
 
 
Website Hit Counters