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} ({Cannabis 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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

{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} ({Galeopsis 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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Datisca cannabina — kanapinė datiska statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Datiskinių šeimos dažinis, dekoratyvinis, rauginis augalas (Datisca cannabina), paplitęs pietų Azijoje ir Graikijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Datisca cannabina angl. acalbir vok. Scheinhanf pranc.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Datisca cannabina — Datiscin Da*tis cin, n. (Chem.) A white crystalline glucoside extracted from the bastard hemp ({Datisca cannabina}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Datisca cannabina — ID 25501 Symbol Key DACA16 Common Name akalbir Family Datiscaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Datisca cannabina L. — Symbol DACA16 Common Name akalbir Botanical Family Datiscaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Datisca — cannabina Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Datisca — Scheinhanf Gefiederte Laubblätter von Datisca cannabina. Systematik Abteilung: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliophyta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Datisca — (D. L., Streichkraut), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Datisceae, Diöcie, Dodekandrie L.; Arten: D. cannabina, gelbblühende Zierpflanze aus Candia, schmeckt stark u. unangenehm bitter, wirkt abführend u. Brechen erregend; wird im Orient auch… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Datisca — L. (Streichkraut, Strichkraut), Gattung der Datiskazeen, Stauden vom Habitus des Hanfs, mit wechselständigen, tief eingeschnittenen, dreizähligen oder meist unpaarig gefiederten Blättern, kleinen Blüten in rispigen Trauben und vielsamigen Kapseln …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Datisca — L., Streichkraut, Pflanzengattg. der Datiskazeen. D. cannabīna L. (gelber Hanf), im Orient heimisch, liefert einen gelben Farbstoff (Datiscīn); Zierpflanze …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • ДАТИСКА (DATISCA L.) — см. Семейство Датисковых (Datiscaceae). Датиска коноплевая (Datisca cannabina L.) Многолетнее двудомное растение. Стебель прямой, высотой 60 100 см. черешковые, непарно перистые, листочки ланцетные, 4 18 см длиной; цветки безлепестковые, мелкие,… …   Токсикология ядовитых растений

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