Galeopsis Tetrahit
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]


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  • Galeopsis tetrahit — ID 36134 Symbol Key GATE2 Common Name brittlestem hempnettle Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CT, IA, ID, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NH,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Galeopsis tetrahit — noun coarse bristly Eurasian plant with white or reddish flowers and foliage resembling that of a nettle; common as a weed in United States • Syn: ↑hemp nettle, ↑dead nettle • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Galeopsis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Galeopsis tetrahit var. tetrahit — ID 36136 Symbol Key GATET2 Common Name brittlestem hempnettle Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CT, IA, ID, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NH …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Galeopsis tetrahit var. arvensis — ID 36135 Symbol Key GATEA2 Common Name N/A Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution WA Growth Habit Forb/herb Duratio …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Galeopsis tetrahit L. var. tetrahit — Symbol GATET2 Common Name brittlestem hempnettle Botanical Family Lamiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Galeopsis tetrahit L. — Symbol GATE2 Common Name brittlestem hempnettle Botanical Family Lamiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Galeopsis tetrahit L. var. arvensis Schltdl. — Symbol GATEA2 Botanical Family Lamiaceae …   Scientific plant list

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